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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Arizona State University

12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages MTESOL program from Arizona State University is for individuals who wish to build a career in the international field of English language teaching.


Through this Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages MTESOL program from Arizona State University, students will develop scholarly and professional understanding in four main areas that are central to TESOL: language, learning, research methods, and teaching methods. 

Students will have opportunities to study a variety of important topics, including computer assisted language learning, critical pedagogy, curriculum design, English as an international language, English for academic purposes, English grammar and grammar for TESOL, intercultural rhetoric, interlanguage pragmatics, language and identity, language testing and assessment, learning transfer, materials development, nonnative English speakers in TESOL, second language acquisition, second language phonology, second language writing, and World Englishes. 

Career Opportunities

Language professionals with training and expertise in TESOL remain in high demand in the US and abroad. TESOL-related skills are valuable in businesses and institutions and to individuals across a wide range of linguistic and cultural contexts who rely on the ability to learn, teach and communicate effectively in our globally connected world.

Career examples include:

  • adult education teacher
  • consultant
  • English language teacher
  • foreign language teacher
  • international aid worker
  • interpreter
  • materials designer or developer
  • online language instructor
  • program and curriculum developer
  • refugee English coordinator
  • subtitler
  • teacher trainer
  • translator
  • tutor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to Research
  • Linguistics
  • Second-Language Acquisition Theories
  • Methods of teaching English as a second language
  • MTESOL practicum internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants may have undergraduate majors in the following fields, but are not limited to these: anthropology, applied linguistics, cognitive science, communication, comparative languages and literatures, education, English literature, history and law.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00= "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00= "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • statement of purpose
  • resume
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online Arizona resident: $17,328/year
  • Online Non-Arizona resident: $18,640/year

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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