A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
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.
There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.
Top Master Programs in TESOL in Puerto Rico 2018/2019
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. [+]
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 coursesEDUC 501 Curriculum Principles and Development EDUC 504 Leadership, Communication and Teamwork EDUC 619 Seminar of Professional Experiences
Specialty CoursesEDUC 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 ... [-]
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 ... [-]