Masters Programs in ESL

Compare 2 Masters Programs in ESL

The master’s degree is a first-level graduate degree that follows the completion of a bachelor’s degree at the undergraduate level. It provides deeper examination of an academic topic that can eventually lead to doctoral studies or open up a professional field to advance career interests.

What is a Master in ESL? This master’s degree program provides training to those who wish to teach English as a second language. At this level, there is usually practical and professional education along with research components. The coursework often focuses on classroom situations, teaching methodologies, the use of computers and new technologies to help others learn language, research tools and methods, and grammar. Some may wish to take elective courses in teaching to children, culture, literature, and film.

Students who complete a Master in ESL typically have attained strong teaching skills. They also may develop interpersonal skills and research abilities. These skills can be applied to most industries and occupations.

The costs for Master in ESL programs can fluctuate, depending on the school, its location, and the length of the program offered. It may take between one to two years to complete the degree.

Graduates of Master in ESL programs are primarily geared towards teaching the English language to non-native speakers. They may find positions as teachers in public and private institutions at all educational levels around the world as well as in international agencies and domestic and multinational private companies. Aside from teaching, they may also become advisors and researchers for publishers, schools, and companies; or authors of ESL textbooks or other teaching materials. Other industries where graduates work may include travel and tourism, cultural mediation, or translation services.

Master's degree programs in ESL are available worldwide as campus-based or online learning options and may also combine the two. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Language Education for Refugees and Migrants Program

Hellenic Open University
Campus Full time 4 semesters March 2018 Greece Patras

The HOU’s Postgraduate Program entitled as “Language Education for refugees and migrants” is designed for teachers and graduates who wish to complete or deepen their knowledge and skills of teaching the language lesson in various languages, as well as develop new resources they can later apply to specific contexts and levels. The modules will provide postgraduate students with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools. [+]

The HOU’s Postgraduate Program entitled as “Language Education for refugees and migrants” is designed for teachers and graduates who wish to complete or deepen their knowledge and skills of teaching the language lesson in various languages, as well as develop new resources they can later apply to specific contexts and levels. The modules will provide postgraduate students with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools.

The course aims to provide specialized pedagogical knowledge to teachers in both levels of compulsory education (Primary and Secondary) and to Tertiary graduates who plan to teach, as well as to teachers engaged with adult education in refugee or migrant contexts. It trains Greek and international students to pose and answer key questions in applied linguistics and second language acquisition in the world's numerous, diverse multilingual contexts.... [-]


University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign/Second Language

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year September 2018 Spain Tarragona Portugal Tomar France Bordeaux Barcelona + 5 more

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialties: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates. [+]

Master's Degree in English Language Teaching

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialties: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or without experience, who wish to work professionally in the field of English language teaching.

Career opportunities

The obvious area in which the graduates from this program can work is English language teaching at all levels. In general, language teaching provides students with multidisciplinary training in the humanities which prepares them for all sorts of activities involving the transmission of cultural knowledge. The future master's degree graduates will be qualified to work in the following fields:... [-]