Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL) program prepares students to enter the teaching profession and pursue careers as English language teaching specialists in a variety of settings and educational levels.

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Master of Arts in Teaching – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL)

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum is designed to prepare domestic and international candidates planning to work with children, youth, or adults, either in the U.S. or abroad.

Sample Courses

  • Assessment and Instruction for Diverse English Learners
  • Teaching in an International and Intercultural Perspective
  • Foundations of Learning for the TESOL Classroom

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Students are placed in local classrooms at the beginning of the program to learn practical applications of theories and instructional methods from experienced teachers.

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The Admissions Committee seeks students whose academic background, professional goals, personal commitment, and communication skills meet the demands of the program and show promise for a successful career as an educator.

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