Masters Programs in TESOL

Compare 14 Masters Programs in TESOL

TESOL

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

TESOL International Association’s position is that the master’s degree in TESOL can be think of the final degree for teaching jobs in English as a second, not domestic, or additional language.

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Master in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

University of Tehran, Kish International Campus
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Iran Tehran

M.A in Teaching English is a professional degree that prepares students to teach English to adult speakers of other languages in accredited higher education institutions and in community settings. Through this program, students will develop scholarly and professional understanding in four main areas that are central to this program: language, learning, research methods and teaching methods. [+]

Introduction:

M.A in Teaching English is a professional degree that prepares students to teach English to adult speakers of other languages in accredited higher education institutions and in community settings. Through this program, students will develop scholarly and professional understanding in four main areas that are central to this program: language, learning, research methods and teaching methods. The program teaches educators specific skills for assessing English learners’ proficiency and content area knowledge.

The program offers a unique supervised teaching practicum in an intensive English program. This experience equips graduates to analyze language and to meet the English language learning needs of learners and to enter the field as a professional.... [-]


MEd Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL)

University Of The West Of Scotland Programmes in Cyprus
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

This programme is aimed at those who intend to work as TESOL professionals, teaching English at home or abroad. [+]

This programme is aimed at those who intend to work as TESOL professionals, teaching English at home or abroad.

Students will be equipped with the relevant, practical teaching and English language skills as well as the confidence and citizenship skills gained from developing language learnt in situ. You will be supported, throughout, in considering the role of language in a global context and the associated benefits for citizens, nationally and internationally, as developing linguists; that is, how to enhance both their own prospects and those of their prospective students in a global context.

There will be opportunities for practice-related learning for all students: this will comprise the opportunity to use practical knowledge of language and teaching pedagogy gained from the programme on a short teaching practice within the field of TESOL.... [-]


Masters of Education in English Language Learners

Vanderbilt Peabody College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Nashville

Peabody's master of education program in English Language Learners is open to students who already possess a state teaching license or others who wish to pursue advanced study in the area of teaching linguistically diverse students in international settings. [+]

Peabody's master of education program in English Language Learners is open to students who already possess a state teaching license or others who wish to pursue advanced study in the area of teaching linguistically diverse students in international settings. The program is designed to introduce students to the foundational and practical information to effectively serve populations who are learning English as a second language. The program consists of two strands, teaching English language learners in U.S. educational settings and teaching English in an international setting.

TRANSLATE

We test an instructional model (TRANSLATE) designed to improve the English reading comprehension of EL students in grades 2 and 3. In TRANSLATE, students learn to identify key textual excerpts and use cognitive, linguistic and social strategies to facilitate translation and comprehension. We work with four teachers and their EL students (32) in two elementary schools. Our goal is to establish proof of concept for the TRANSLATE approach and to identify any remaining problems teachers encounter during its implementation.... [-]


Master of Education in TESL

HELP University
Campus Part time 108 weeks January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The overall agenda is one of access to higher education. The provision of this program offers students an opportunity to complete higher education in Malaysia. [+]

The overall agenda is one of access to higher education. The provision of this program offers students an opportunity to complete higher education in Malaysia. It also complements the national and social objectives of upgrading professionals who are engaged in ESL teaching of our nation's youth. It has been expressly stated by the Malaysian government that there is an acute short supply of qualified committed ESL teachers in many schools.

This program supports the overall societal and national needs of building a knowledge-based society and supports national human capital development needs. It also complements the ESL teaching programs in HU's Dept of English.

Specifically, the MEd TESL program aims to transform the thinking regarding principles, approaches, and methodologies of more effective delivery in language classrooms in Malaysian schools. In order to attract not just local students but also those from ASEAN, Asia-Pacific region and beyond, the program provides affordability and flexibility in terms of its modular structure to cater for busy adults engaged in work and personal commitments.... [-]


Master of Education in TESOL

Asian University Thailand
Campus Full time 1 - 5 years June 2018 Thailand Pattaya City Bangkok + 1 more

The M.Ed. TESOL program produces graduates with expertise in the field of English language teaching methods and pedagogies, curriculum development, learner psychology and English linguistics. [+]

Master of Education in TESOL

The M.Ed. TESOL program produces graduates with expertise in the field of English language teaching methods and pedagogies, curriculum development, learner psychology and English linguistics. Students will be able to develop efficient and engaging English language courses through the application of a wide variety of teaching methods and techniques; show a high rate of understanding of intercultural communicative settings such as cross-cultural teacher-student interaction; critically reflect on new teaching methodologies and judge their effectiveness in a particular foreign language classroom setting; develop language curricula and adapt existing curricula to local educational needs; identify and understand the psychology of the individual behind the learner.... [-]


Master of Applied Linguistics and TESOL

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 3 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

UTS is a leading provider of postgraduate language and literacy courses, with academics who are published authors and internationally recognised experts in the field. This course meets the professional development needs of a wide range of English language teachers in Australia and internationally, teaching children, teenagers and adults. The course focuses on contemporary models of language learning and teaching as well as subjects which specifically concentrate on language and linguistics. It caters to those seeking an initial teaching qualification in teaching English to adult speakers of other languages, with professional practice placements in Australia or selected overseas institutions, and those who already possess a teaching qualification and wish to gain a specialist degree in the field. The course consists of subjects that equip teachers with skills and in-depth knowledge in the areas of teaching practice, pedagogical grammars, global Englishes, discourse analysis, phonology and pronunciation, language teaching technologies, language development, and language for specific purposes. [+]

This course is designed to meet the necessary professional requirements of the TESOL and applied linguistics fields. The course features flexible study options, with classes held at times suitable for students working standard full-time hours. Credit recognition may be available. The course explicitly meets the needs of students working or wishing to work in the following contexts: working with migrants and Indigenous students across all levels of education teachers wishing to change discipline areas teaching English outside Australia international students wishing to study TESOL at master's level.

Career options include teacher of English as a second language in Australia or overseas (applicants are advised to check with potential employing bodies regarding employment requirements), manager in the TESOL sector and language roles (e.g. audiology, speech pathology).... [-]


Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning

Universidad de La Sabana, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Online Full time 2 years January 2019 Colombia Chía

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program [+]

Awarded by the Universidad de La Sabana Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) awarded by Anaheim University

Introduction

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program is taught under an agreement between the two universities.

Program description

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program provides participants with further professional development in the areas of language and self-directed learning, reflective teaching and research. It also seeks new alternatives in language teaching and learning which, through research and innovation, will contribute to the implementation of self-directed learning environments in educational institutions in response to the needs of 21st-century learners.... [-]


Master in Education with Specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language

Universidad Ana G. Méndez
Campus Full time September 2018 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online

This specialty is designed to provide candidates with a background in the principles, theories and practice of second language acquisition, learning and teaching. It seeks to prepare educators who can assume positions of leadership in ESL education as teachers or English supervisors in public or private schools and as professors in institutions of higher education. [+]

This specialty is designed to provide candidates with a background in the principles, theories and practice of second language acquisition, learning and teaching. It seeks to prepare educators who can assume positions of leadership in ESL education as teachers or English supervisors in public or private schools and as professors in institutions of higher education.

Core courses Principles and Systematic development of curriculum Innovations and Education in ESOL Specialization courses Second Language Acquisition Reading Processes in a Second Language Setting ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development Development of Communication Skills in English Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language Cross-Cultural Communication and Understanding Applied Linguistics for ESOL Teachers Testing and Evaluation of ESOL Knowledge Integration Seminar in ESOL Requirements for degree Educational Research Methods in ESOL Research Seminar ... [-]

MEd in Bilingual and Multicultural Education

Northern Arizona University
Online Campus Part time August 2018 USA Flagstaff

Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. [+]

Curricular Requirements for 2016-2017 Academic Year

Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. Candidates gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for developing ESL skills across reading, writing and listening, and for involving community and families as partners. They will also leave the program with a historical perspective of English learners in the U.S. Candidates will develop specific skills for assessing English learner proficiency and content area knowledge, and knowledge of various program models. They will become familiar with current research in ESL instruction, and understand how theory can be structured in classroom practice to develop the oral language and literacy skills of all students.... [-]


The Teaching of English as a Foreign/International Language Program

Hellenic Open University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Greece Patras

Τhe aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt English Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of English as a foreign and as an international lingua franca by actively engaging them in theoretical and practical studies in the domain of language teaching methodology, and in accordance with the ever-increasing demands of the current local and international labour market. [+]

Τhe aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt English Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of English as a foreign and as an international lingua franca by actively engaging them in theoretical and practical studies in the domain of language teaching methodology, and in accordance with the ever-increasing demands of the current local and international labour market.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Master’s program, students will be expected to be able to:

analyze, perform and communicate teacher level research related to English language teaching; comprehend and demonstrate specialized language teaching knowledge and skills in the language skills and elements by: Examining, selecting, and using methods conducive to effective learning of particular language skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing) and elements (Culture, Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation) and by examining, evaluating, and creating materials to support effective language teaching and learning; critically analyzing research in language acquisition and teaching, and applying it to classroom contexts; design, develop and evaluate curricula and materials for English language teaching; create, analyze and interpret effective measures of language ability of their students; locate and select appropriate teaching resources to use computer technology to assist their learners’ needs; comprehend and apply the principles of English for specific purposes instruction relative to the linguistic background and work environment of their students; demonstrate an understanding of intercultural approaches in language teaching; identify, design and employ recognized principles of effective English language teacher development and training program operation. ... [-]

Master of Education specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language

Universidad del Turabo
Campus Full time January 2019 Puerto Rico Gurabo

The Master's program in Education with a specialty in Teaching English as a Second Language is intended to prepare you with theoretical and practical technical knowledge that allows you to improve the quality of teaching and learning English. [+]

Description

The Master of Education program with a specialty in Teaching English as a Second Language aims to prepare a professional with the theoretical and practical knowledge that will allow him to improve the quality of teaching and learning English.

Curriculum

Core courses

EDUC 501 Curriculum Principles and Development EDUC 504 Leadership, Communication and Teamwork EDUC 619 Seminar of Professional Experiences

Specialty Courses

EDUC 550 Acquisition of a Second Language EDUC 551 The Reading Process EDUC 553 Language, Cognition and Development of the English as a Second Language Curriculum EDUC 554 The Use of Computers in the Teaching of English as a Second Language EDUC 564 Applied Linguistics for Teachers of English as a Second Language EDUC 566 Methodology of teaching English as a Second Language EDUC 704 The Teaching of Scripture: Theory and Practice ... [-]

Master in Education - Teaching of English as a Second Language

Ana G. Méndez University System, Continental U.S. Campuses
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Orlando Miramar Tampa Wheaton Dallas + 3 more

This major is designed to provide candidates with educational experiences in the principles, theories, and practice of English second language acquisition, learning, and teaching. It seeks to prepare educators to assume positions of leadership in ESOL education as teachers in public schools. Students must comply with state and local requirements or limitations to practice the ESOL profession in the United States. Graduate students must achieve a passing score in appropriate states’ subject area tests to be certified. [+]

Program Description

This major is designed to provide candidates with educational experiences in the principles, theories, and practice of English second language acquisition, learning, and teaching.It seeks to prepare educators to assume positions of leadership in ESOL education as teachers in public schools. Students must comply with state and local requirements or limitations to practice the ESOL profession in the United States. Graduate students must achieve a passing score in appropriate states’ subject area tests to be certified. In addition to these tests, students must achieve a passing score on additional general knowledge content tests and any other exam required by the tests for certification prior to the internship experience.... [-]


Master of Education in TESOL, Literacy and Culture

University Of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2018 USA San Diego + 1 more

Master’s students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Literacy and Culture develop a scholarly and practical approach to teaching English to speakers of other languages. The program focuses on culture, linguistics, second language acquisition, and methodology of teaching English as a second, foreign and international language, and a sound understanding of the complexities of working with linguistically and culturally diverse populations within the United States and in international contexts. [+]

Master’s students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Literacy and Culture develop a scholarly and practical approach to teaching English to speakers of other languages. The program focuses on culture, linguistics, second language acquisition, and methodology of teaching English as a second, foreign and international language, and a sound understanding of the complexities of working with linguistically and culturally diverse populations within the United States and in international contexts.

Candidates are prepared to work effectively in adult education settings, such as community colleges, universities, adult education centers, and language academies in the United States and abroad.... [-]


Master in Teaching English as a Second Language

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Warrensburg

The faculty and staff of the Department of English and Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) would like to thank you for your interest in our master's of arts (MA) degree or our graduate certificate program in teaching English as a second language (TESL). [+]

Overview

The faculty and staff of the Department of English and Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) would like to thank you for your interest in our master's of arts (MA) degree or our graduate certificate program in teaching English as a second language (TESL).

About Us

Since the fall of 1988, UCM has offered graduate courses for teachers and future teachers of English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL). These courses are designed to provide professional preparation for individuals who wish to teach English learners in the United States and/or abroad. UCM’s TESL faculty were members of the group that helped develop the Missouri K-12 certification in teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL), which was approved in May of 1990 by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).... [-]