Benefits & Career Paths

Master of Arts in Teaching—Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

As a student in the MAT-TESOL program, you receive a first-class education in one of the most diverse and exciting cities in the world. Learn more about the program’s benefits and how it prepares you for employment.

Program Benefits

Multicultural immersion in Los Angeles
Explore new cultures and develop language skills in a dynamic urban environment.

Hands-on teaching experience
Develop your skill as a teacher in the classroom while using a cutting-edge video assessment model to track your progress.

Fieldwork placement
Benefit from USC Rossier’s strong network of schools with diverse populations.

Online practicum
Learn the latest online teaching methods for the growing TESOL market online.

Employment Preparation

The MAT-TESOL program combines theory and practice to prepare you for your career as a teacher of language learners. In addition to being a renowned program from a prominent university, MAT-TESOL trains you to address the linguistic challenges and needs of students from other cultures.

Check out these statistics about how USC Rossier prepares our alumni for employment:


of MAT-TESOL alums said their USC Rossier education prepared them to be more effective in their career.



Career Services

USC Rossier’s Career Services website provides robust tools to help you navigate the employment process.

Explore the job portal
Find your next position, store your resume and cover letter, and set up email alerts.

Connect with alumni
Send direct messages, join groups, and get career advice.

Get event details
Meet representatives from dozens of organizations at our career fairs, or network with alumni at our leadership conferences.

Visit Career Management 101 Our complete online module helps you navigate your career with job search strategies, resume guidance, interview techniques and more.

Alumni Network

As a USC graduate, you join the Trojan Family and gain access to a variety of valuable benefits. Whether it’s assisting with your job search, connecting you with other alumni, or providing special offers, the USC alumni network supports you long after you graduate.

MAT-TESOL Alumni Related Links

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