The MA Teaching English as a Second Language degree at Northern Arizona University combines a strong theoretical foundation in applied linguistics with practical training in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.
The principal goals of the program are to provide the linguistic foundations for English as a second/foreign language teaching, equip teachers with the practical skills needed for effective language teaching, and prepare students for further study (including doctoral-level studies) in applied linguistics and related fields.
This advanced degree offers students options to pursue different combinations of required and elective classes to meet their needs.
Career opportunities that might be pursued:
- Teacher of English as a second language (in English speaking countries) in, for example, university intensive English programs, community colleges, adult education programs, language programs for new immigrants and refugees
- Teacher of English as a foreign language (in non-English speaking countries), in, for example, universities, private language schools, binational centers, English for academic purposes foundation programs
- Language program coordinator or administrator
- Test developer
- Teacher trainer
- Curriculum/materials specialist (for publishing houses)
- English Language Fellow, U.S. Peace Corps teacher
- ESL coordinator in K-12 contexts (for those who enter the program with teaching credentials)
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Our TESL degree combines a strong theoretical foundation in applied linguistics with practical training in the teaching of English to people who speak other native languages. The principal goals of the program are to:
- provide the linguistic theory necessary for ESL/EFL teachers
- equip teachers with the practical skills needed for effective language teaching
- prepare students for further study in English language teaching, applied linguistics, and related fields
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- Applicants must have earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale for their bachelor’s degree to be considered for regular admission. Admitted students are expected to have undergraduate educational experiences, including general education studies, that are similar to those required for a baccalaureate at Northern Arizona University.
- Applicants who have earned their degree(s) from an international institution must submit official transcripts directly from the university or college. The transcripts must be in the original language of the country accompanied by an English translation. If the degree awarded and the date of award is not on the transcripts, applicants must also include a separate degree certificate document.
International25708 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National25708 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
In-State11000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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