Master of Art Programs in Teaching

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A Master of Arts degree offers students ample opportunity when it comes to career pursuits. These degrees typically focus on humanities studies, which can include English, philosophy, communications, and even fine arts. In many cases, those pursuing an MA will complete their coursework via a combination of examination and research.

What is an MA in Teaching? This degree can imbue students with the skills necessary to instruct the next generation. Such pursuits offer financial stability as well as a rewarding personal experience. Related coursework can cover a range of subjects and grade levels, from kindergarten to post-secondary education. Additional areas of study can include teaching administration, as well as coursework focusing on education policy.

Receiving one’s MA in Teaching offers great personal reward. Teachers perform a vital service to society by affording the younger generation a top-quality education. Additionally, those with such backgrounds are free to pursue careers all over the world.

In terms of tuition rates, the cost of receiving one’s MA can vary greatly. Such variables include the region where schooling will take place and the type of college or university attended. For this reason, each student must make an informed decision with regards to tuition fees.

For those having received their MAs in education, career opportunities abound. A teaching degree can encompass a range of subjects and topics, from math and science to English and art. These degrees can also be suited to a variety of age groups, including elementary and secondary school education. For those seeking to teach at the college level, an MA can be built upon to provide many prestigious opportunities at a number of fine institutions.

 

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M.A. in English with an Emphasis in Education

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 3 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Education degree program prepares students to teach undergraduate courses at two-year or four-year higher learning institutions for both campus and online modalities. [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. Grand Canyon University’s Master of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Education degree program prepares students to teach undergraduate courses at two-year or four-year higher learning institutions for both campus and online modalities. Offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, this program is an excellent opportunity for those who have a passion for writing and literature and aspire to share their passion with learners through teaching. Students will gain advanced training in the field of English to make a difference in the undergraduate classroom. Core competencies of this program include pedagogy at the university level, teaching writing and literature, practice of professional writing and theories of writing and rhetoric. With a liberal arts foundation, this program surveys research-based pedagogical practices, such as strategic and collaborative curriculum design, diverse adult learning theories and incorporating technology into a distance learning environment. The program moves on to develop students into educational leaders who are skilled to implement these practices for impacting students outcomes. Min. Education Bachelor Degree [-]

MA, TESOL

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2017 USA Chicago

The current demand for English language teachers is set to increase even higher in the near future. In fact, a recent UNESCO report stated that over the next 10 years more than 2 billion people will begin learning to speak English – creating nearly 3 billion individuals who will use English as a second language. [+]

MA, TESOL The current demand for English language teachers is set to increase even higher in the near future. In fact, a recent UNESCO report stated that over the next 10 years more than 2 billion people will begin learning to speak English – creating nearly 3 billion individuals who will use English as a second language. Therefore it goes without saying that a postgraduate qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) will unlock countless career opportunities, both at home and overseas. Whether you would like to work in a school or university setting, or perhaps pursue a career with one of the many private language education organizations operating worldwide, this specialized master’s program will give you the skills required to fulfil your goals. Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 72 (internet-based)* or IELTS: minimum 5.5 plus CUC Pathway Program* or TOEFL: minimum 60 (internet-based) plus CUC Pathway Program** or equivalent. *For further clarification, please contact your dedicated educational consultant. **Upon successful completion of the CUC Pathway Program, students are fully admitted to their academic program. For further clarification, please contact your dedicated educational consultant. [-]

MA TESOL

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30 months September 2017 China Suzhou + 1 more

The Master in TESOL will provide suitably qualified graduates with an opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages... [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. Overview The MA TESOL programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop both a scholarly and practical understanding of the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). It is suitable for language teachers, teacher trainers, educational materials writers and test designers who wish to further develop their range of professional skills and knowledge. Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills The MA TESOL programme will help you: • gain an advanced critical understanding of key issues, theories and practices in the field of English language teaching • acquire a sound knowledge and understanding of language in context • explore the implications of language analysis for teaching purposes • develop an understanding of current methodology as it is embodied in classroom practice • engage with theories underlying current views on language learning, including the importance of individual differences amongst learners in their abilities and learning preferences • appreciate and view critically the connections between theory and practice in the field of English language teaching • foster the ability to conduct academic research. Modules Core modules: • Linguistics for language teachers • Methods in English language teaching • Principles of course and material design • Second language acquisition • Language testing and assessment • Speaking and listening • Research methods. Elective modules: • Discourse analysis • Lexis and vocabulary teaching • English for... [-]

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

We aim to develop confident, well informed, resourceful language teaching practitioners who are capable of designing and teaching comprehensive language programmes. You’ll extend your knowledge base by engaging in independent research into your own practice and setting. [+]

Develop your TESOL career prospects with our MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. One of the few TESOL programmes in the UK which incorporates a placement component. Designed for both experienced teachers and those with little or no teaching experience. Blends the theory of language and linguistics teaching with practical skills development. We aim to develop confident, well informed, resourceful language teaching practitioners who are capable of designing and teaching comprehensive language programmes. You’ll extend your knowledge base by engaging in independent research into your own practice and setting. We recognise and value professional, cultural and life experiences; you’ll develop and explore these experiences during the programme. This will enhance your professional knowledge and understanding through reflection, aided by theoretical input and practical application. Context specific professional development is an important element in the programme. We prepare you to return to your previous work context, or even move to a new one, with an adaptable knowledge base for your particular setting. Overview We’ll aid your understanding of the key theories and principles in TESOL, providing a balance of academic and professional content and experience. You’ll develop your ability in language analysis and understanding, as well as furthering your knowledge on how to incorporate this appropriately in class materials. We have a flexible and supportive learning programme that develops your current understanding and knowledge in TESOL, while providing you with the necessary research and reflection skills to continue on your academic or professional career path. Throughout the programme... [-]

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL)

Westcliff University
Campus Full time 36 hours USA Irvine

MA TESOL Program produces graduates with the skills to train teaching faculty who excel in their roles as educators, creative scholars, and researchers. This program will prepare teachers for a wide variety of positions both in the US and abroad. Our students will be equipped with the specialized knowledge and field skills for teaching English to speakers of other languages. Upon graduation, they will be competent professional educators with demonstrable leadership skills. [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. MA TESOL Program produces graduates with the skills to train teaching faculty who excel in their roles as educators, creative scholars, and researchers. This program will prepare teachers for a wide variety of positions both in the US and abroad. Our students will be equipped with the specialized knowledge and field skills for teaching English to speakers of other languages. Upon graduation, they will be competent professional educators with demonstrable leadership skills. The Westcliff MA TESOL program prepares you for a career in TESOL instruction or administration. At Westcliff University you will Work with diverse students, make teaching demonstrations, and lead projects based on the latest research in the TESOL field Build a foundation in TESOL principles for teaching and for administration Develop your ability to think critically and problem solve creatively Take advantage of workshops and guest speaker presentations, offered throughout the year on both online and hybrid programs. Network with students and faculty working in diverse TESOL backgrounds Equally important, you will learn from professors who are experienced TESOL instructors, administrators, and curriculum and program developers MA TESOL Program Objectives The following educational objectives are those of the MA TESOL Program: Demonstrate principles of language pedagogy and of current best practices in teaching English to speakers of other languages; explain how these principles are based on research into language acquisition and the teaching of the various skill areas Demonstrate proficiency in spoken and written English at a level commensurate with the role of a... [-]

Master of Arts in TESOL / Bilingual Education

The University of Findlay
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Findlay

The University of Findlay's master of arts in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) will help you become an expert language teacher/practitioner. [+]

Master in TESOL / Bilingual Education

The University of Findlay's master of arts in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) will help you become an expert language teacher/practitioner, and prepare for educational leadership positions within second or foreign language and bilingual education programs.       

The University of Findlay provides a firm foundation in:

    Linguistics     Second language acquisition     Pedagogy     Methodology     Curriculum design     Assessment     Multilingual/multicultural education

Our graduates are not only well prepared for today's job market and/or the pursuit of advanced study in TESOL/bilingual education but also as members in regional, national or international TESOL organizations.Whether your goal is to work with children or adults (domestically or abroad), or if your plan is to pursue your education to a higher degree, we have a program designed to meet your needs.... [-]


Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Webster University Athens
Campus Full time September 2017 Greece Athens

The TESL graduate program is designed for education professionals with or without teaching experience. Educators with a teaching license have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of teaching K-12 English language learners and other professionals without teaching credentials may study in this program to become future educators of adult learners. [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. Promoting effective learning and communication strategies, students earning a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) help non-native English speakers develop their language skills. Webster also offers a combined undergraduate/graduate degree program leading to teacher certification in elementary education at the end of the BA program and upon completion of the MA in TESL, the candidate is eligible for certification in ESOL. The TESL graduate program is designed for education professionals with or without teaching experience. Educators with a teaching license have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of teaching K-12 English language learners and other professionals without teaching credentials may study in this program to become future educators of adult learners. While pursuing the master’s degree in TESL, graduate students refine their knowledge of the English language system and second language acquisition. They study phonology, dialects and legal policies that influence the teaching standards. Webster TESL students also focus on theory regarding culture, language structure and teaching methodologies to ensure that they will become influential teachers in the future. TESL Points of Distinction Webster's ESL classes use a four-skills communicative approach to learning language. Classes are interactive, lively and small to encourage more participation and to give instructors more time with each student. Instructors have master's degrees, most in TESL/TEFL. Many work as a teacher trainers, and have years of experience teaching English both in the U.S. and abroad. Many technological tools are available for language learning, including blogs, electronic classrooms,... [-]

Master of Arts in Teaching

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denver

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed for candidates with a bachelor's degree in a field other than education who wish to obtain a master's degree and become a licensed teacher in the areas of either Elementary Education or Special Education. Both areas provide a comprehensive background in education with all of the required coursework and clinical experience for licensure in the state of Colorado. [+]

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed for candidates with a bachelor's degree in a field other than education who wish to obtain a master's degree and become a licensed teacher in the areas of either Elementary Education or Special Education. Both areas provide a comprehensive background in education with all of the required coursework and clinical experience for licensure in the state of Colorado. The MAT program prepares candidates for successful careers in education through high quality and accessible education. The goal of the MAT programs is to prepare teachers to make effective decisions in diverse classrooms. To accomplish this goal, emphasis is placed on producing master teachers who are self-reflective, life-long learners, and who have an understanding of child development, content, and pedagogy. MAT licensure candidates must be able to use theory, research, classroom experience, and professional judgment to lead others in collaborative planning, implementation, and evaluation of effective instruction for students. Concentrations We offer two concentrations of the MAT Program: Master of Arts in Teaching: Elementary Education Master of Arts in Teaching: Special Education Master of Arts in Teaching: Elementary Education The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) candidate in Elementary Education will complete requirements for licensure in the K-6 classroom. Students can complete the content courses and requisite licensure requirements while working towards a graduate degree to fulfill the Elementary Education requirements. MAT students must complete all licensure and all core classes to complete the MAT degree and be recommended for licensure. Master... [-]

Master of Arts in English Language Teaching

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

This programme is designed for teachers with teaching experience at the tertiary, adult or secondary level to develop their effective problem-solving techniques required in demanding and changing teaching environments. It is recognised by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government for the Subject Knowledge Requirement for teachers. [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. Programme Aims The aim of this programme is to develop graduates capable of making an immediate contribution to education. This programme provides you with: - insights into linguistic, educational and international issues related to English language teaching - knowledge and skills extremely relevant for an effective English language teacher - opportunities to reflect and relate recent trends in educational concepts to your own experience and practice - a critical perspective designed to equip you for the challenges in today's ever-changing teaching environment - a depth of knowledge which will enhance your ambition to offer a high quality and outstanding English language teaching experience to your students Programme Contents The programme offers a flexible credit-based system in a highly interactive learning environment. - 6 Core Subjects (18 credits) - 4 Elective Subjects (12 credits) Programme Details The programme is flexible to meet your needs: - You can exit at PgD, 6 compulsory subjects (18 Credits) or MA level, 10 subjects (30 credits) - Mixed Mode of Attendance: full-time and part-time study. Full-time is normally completed in 1 year and part-time normally in 2 years. - Convenient Timing: most classes take place in the evening and / or Saturday afternoons - Professional Recognition: new and serving English language teachers who do not hold a degree majoring in English but have completed the MAELT programme successfully will be regarded by the Education Bureau (EDB) as having a relevant language major degree. Currently, the MAELT meets the EDB's Subject Knowledge... [-]

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Nottingham Trent University: School of Arts and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course is ideal for those with no or very little prior English language teaching experience (less than two years) who wish to become an English language teacher to speakers of other languages. The course has a practical focus and is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge base required to excel as an English language teaching professional in a global environment. [+]

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) This course is ideal for those with no or very little prior English language teaching experience (less than two years) who wish to become an English language teacher to speakers of other languages. The course has a practical focus and is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge base required to excel as an English language teaching professional in a global environment. What you'll study The course has a very practical focus. You will have the opportunity to take a one-year module on practical teaching. You will be involved in demonstrating a range of teaching methods in practical sessions, designing teaching materials, planning lessons and tests. We very much value the range of perspectives that students from different socio-cultural contexts bring to teaching and learning. The profile of course participants is very international, including most recently Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Mexico, Poland, Switzerland and the UK. We offer a high level of in-sessional support designed specifically around the needs of students, both in classes and on an individual basis. We provide one-to-one help with assignment and dissertation writing and are always happy to make appointments with students who want to talk privately about their work and progress. How you’re taught Assessment Assessment methods on this course are designed to evaluate your ability to apply theoretical concepts to practical work and where possible to relate ideas and proposals to your own teaching context. A range of assignment... [-]

Master in Catholic School Leadership

St. Mary's University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA San Antonio

The Master of Arts in Catholic School Leadership at St. Mary’s University combines the essentials of general education administration with the special concepts and skills needed for effective leadership in Catholic education. [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. The Master of Arts in Catholic School Leadership at St. Mary’s University combines the essentials of general education administration with the special concepts and skills needed for effective leadership in Catholic education. Sound theoretical and field-based experiences will be provided. The Catholic track also provides a special series of studies for preparing teachers for their role in Catholic schools. The Catholic School Leadership Program meets the state of Texas standards. Career opportunities. Graduates are prepared for administrative positions within a Catholic School system, such as dean of studies, dean of students, department chair, assistant principal, principal, and superintendent, consistent with their preferences and experience. [-]

Master of Arts (TESOL)

Bond University
Campus or Online Full time 54 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second / additional language. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree or equivalent in education, language, linguistics, applied linguistics or language related disciplines at an approved institution; or Recognised qualification in teacher education; OR hold an undergraduate degree, plus a certification in TESOL plus a minimum five years experience in teaching English. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Arts (TESOL) program provides language teacher education in teaching and learning English as a second / additional language. The program aims to prepare prospective teachers of English as a Second Language for their future career and to assist current TESOL teachers in extending their professional knowledge. Subject content covers theoretical aspects of language, language teaching, language acquisition and the practical applications of these in language teaching. The Master of Arts (TESOL) prepares teachers for an international career in the diverse global world. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Dependent on commencement of program and Option Choice, students can choose from the below listed subjects. Foundation Subjects (7) Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Teaching English in Diverse Contexts Professional Practice in Language Teaching Nature of Language Second Language Learners Language in Society Language Teacher Skills Option Choice: You may choose either the Minor or Major Option. Minor (50cp) Supervised Project in TESOL A 10CP OR English in Professional Context Supervised Project in TESOL B 10cp Language Assessment and Evaluation Plus two of the following three subjects dependent upon subject availability. World Englishes Learning Through Observation Curriculum Design Major (40cp) Dissertation in TESOL A (20cp) Dissertation... [-]

Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 USA Edmond

Students seeking the master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language pursue an interdisciplinary program of studies integrating TESL theory and practice. The program offers courses on TESL theory, methodology, and language structure, as well as a TESL practicum. [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. Students seeking the master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language pursue an interdisciplinary program of studies integrating TESL theory and practice. The program offers courses on TESL theory, methodology, and language structure, as well as a TESL practicum. Admission Requirements Submit the following items to: Jackson College of Graduate Studies 100 N. University Drive, NUC 404 Edmond, OK 73034 Online application for admission (www.uco.edu/graduate/). Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from each institution attended with all degrees posted. All transcripts must be from accredited institutions. Transcripts must show: A minimum of 3.0 undergraduate GPA (overall) or 3.0 undergraduate GPA (last 60 hours completed); and 15 hours of undergraduate English with a 3.0 GPA. Students may gain conditional admission by achieving a score of 150 (verbal) and 4.5 (analytical writing) on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Students with a native language other than English must submit evidence of English language proficiency. *Students falling below these standards may qualify for conditional admission. Other Requirements Plan of Study. Each student must file a plan of study with his/her graduate program advisor and the Jackson College of Graduate Studies by the end of the first semester of graduate work. The plan must be signed and dated by the graduate program advisor before it can be considered official. Academic Standards. Meet the following course work standards: Overall GPA of 3.00 or higher. No more than six hours of “C”. No more than six advisor-approved hours from traditional correspondence... [-]

Master of Arts in Teaching

Cardinal Stritch University
Campus Part time 18 months August 2018 USA Milwaukee

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching degree program is an accelerated, post-baccalaureate teacher certification program specifically designed to meet the needs of the returning adult student. [+]

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Teaching degree program is an accelerated, post-baccalaureate teacher certification program specifically designed to meet the needs of the returning adult student. With a dual emphasis on teacher certification in PreK-12 education and a master's degree that enhances the ability to apply theory to practice, this program allows graduate students to enter a new career in teaching while advancing professionally and academically. The M.A. in Teaching prepares students for teacher certification and a master's degree in elementary, middle or high school education. The program combines classroom instruction with field experience in PreK-12 schools. Completion of a full semester student teaching placement qualifies students to apply for a teaching license in their chosen area just 18 months after starting the program. The M.A. in Teaching program is available in Milwaukee and Madison. An integral aspect of both the certification process and master's degree coursework is the development of a professional portfolio. This portfolio will evolve through the course of the program and is designed to meet the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) requirements for teacher licensure and renewal. Currently licensed teachers who wish to add an elementary or secondary license can also do so through Stritch's M.A. in Teaching program. Licensed teachers can choose a “license only” or a “license with Master’s Degree” option in one of the M.A. in Teaching certification areas. Courses EMA 500 - Early Childhood-Middle Childhood and Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Seminar I EMA 501 - Early Adolescence-Adolescence and Early Childhood-Adolescence Seminar... [-]

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching. It provides advanced training for TESOL professionals, and examines the latest developments in TESOL methodology and related issues. You will develop the practical and professional skills involved in TESOL, along with the ability to analyse and apply theoretical perspectives to practical situations. [+]

MA Degrees in Teaching. This course provides you with a specialist combination of theoretical academic study and robust practical application and skills development in English language teaching. It provides advanced training for TESOL professionals, and examines the latest developments in TESOL methodology and related issues. You will develop the practical and professional skills involved in TESOL, along with the ability to analyse and apply theoretical perspectives to practical situations. The course enables you to develop your skills in argument, synthesis and critical expression of TESOL issues, and apply them in different teaching contexts. You will also enhance your advanced skills of research, presentation and analysis in TESOL contexts. Nurturing ongoing professional development and skills in pursuing further independent research is an important aspect of the course, enabling you to make a full contribution to professional development in your specialist area. Course content The course consists of three core modules and a range of option modules. The Language and Learning: Description and Analysis core module introduces in-depth exploration of the core concepts in the description and analysis of language and language learning, with specific reference to English language teaching and second language acquisition. The Current Developments in Language Teaching core module examines a wide range of current practice and developments, including communicative competence in language learning and teaching, language teaching methodology, and discrete and integrated skills. The Dissertation is the third core module. Modules The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. Core modules Current Developments... [-]