M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

General

Read more about this programme on the school's website

Programme Description

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is the application of linguistics to the teaching of English as a second or foreign language. The M.A. in TESOL program gives students an understanding of the nature of language, culture, instruction, assessment, and professionalism, and their interrelationships. The program prepares students to teach English in the United States or overseas.

Programme Benefits

Within the U.S., Northeastern’s graduates teach ESL in public and private schools, as well as in the city in community colleges and adult education programs. English language learners are the fastest-growing group of students in the U.S. today.

Career Opportunities

The M.A. in TESOL prepares you for careers in areas such as:

  • Pre-K-12 public and private schools
  • Teaching/instruction (community college levels)
  • Continuing adult education
  • Programme administration
  • Curriculum development
Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

Northeastern’s diverse academic offerings, student population and learning opportunities are just a few of the reasons NEIU is a unique and vibrant place to earn a degree. Our mission, vision, values ... Read More

Northeastern’s diverse academic offerings, student population and learning opportunities are just a few of the reasons NEIU is a unique and vibrant place to earn a degree. Our mission, vision, values and support services are all here to help you reach your full potential. We invite you to take a closer look at our programs. We look forward to discussing your options with you. Read Less