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 a second or foreign language and bilingual education programs.
The University of Findlay provides a firm foundation in:
- Second language acquisition
- Curriculum design
- 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.
Work and Internship Opportunities
While pursuing your degree program there are work and internship opportunities on campus.
On-Campus Employment: The University offers federal work-study programs funded by Title IV as well as nonwork-study positions for both domestic and international students. Our department also hires lab assistants, student office assistants and professor assistants.
Graduate Teaching Assistant: Graduate teaching assistantships are available to master's students and provide a set semester stipend plus tuition remission (between six and 12 credit hours). There are also a limited number of teaching assistantships available within our program. Notification of open positions will be announced each spring. Applicants should have completed one semester of study before applying.
Graduate Assistant: Graduate assistantships are available to master's students and provide a set semester stipend plus tuition remission (up to 12 credit hours). There are also a limited number of teaching assistantships available within our program. Notification of open positions will be announced each spring. Applicants should have completed one semester of study before applying.
The Mary Lewis Scholarship:
This scholarship is awarded in the fall semester to qualified students enrolled in the TESOL Master's Degree Program. Nominations for recipients are made by the faculty and staff and shall be selected by the Department of Language and Culture Chair with approval by the Director of Financial Aid.
- Enrolled at a minimum of six credit hours/semester.
- Must prove competency in a foreign language.
- Must have a 3.0 GPA during their last 60 hours of course work (master's and undergraduate).
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