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

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Program Description

The Master’s degree in TESOL (MATESOL) has drawn students from the United States and at least 60 other countries. It has been a part of Saint Michael’s College since 1962. Our graduates serve as professors and instructors in Applied Linguistics and TESOL throughout the world. The program offers theoretical and methodological training integrated with practical coursework. Typically, students complete the full program in three or more semesters.

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OnLine + OnCampus Option

For those who want maximum flexibility and convenience. Spend two consecutive summers in beautiful Vermont. Remaining coursework (12 credits-4 courses) is completed online. The summer session lasts 6 weeks from late June to early August. Upon successful completion, students receive MA degree in TESOL.

Summer Diploma Program in TESOL

This 4-week, 120-hour summer professional training program covers all essential aspects of English language teaching from a practical classroom perspective. It offers concrete experience with methods and techniques that reflect current principles of communicative language teaching and learning. Graduates of this program receive a Diploma in TESOL and are typically hired by English-language programs in the US and other countries.

Conditional Admittance

If your English is not strong enough to embark on a full-time Master’s program, Saint Michael’s may offer you conditional admittance into its program. This means you may improve your English in our Intensive English or Academic English courses until you reach the required level, and then transfer into the Master’s program. What better way to learn TESOL than to study in such a program yourself?

Last updated Jan 2018

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About the School

Saint Michael’s College, founded in 1904, delivers a compelling, world-class liberal arts education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships ... Read More

Saint Michael’s College, founded in 1904, delivers a compelling, world-class liberal arts education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country’s top-rated college towns, Saint Michael’s offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu. Read less