As the numbers grow for English language learners, so does the demand for effective educators who are qualified to teach this diverse student population.
If you want to teach English to speakers of other languages, either at home or abroad, check out Spring Arbor University’s online TESOL program, which can be completed in as few as 24 months. This online graduate degree program in TESOL is ideal for the student who needs flexibility. You can study at your own pace and fit the curriculum into your busy lifestyle as you work towards your master’s degree completion.
Master of Arts in TESOL K-12 track
This TESOL track meets the requirements for the ESL Endorsement and will qualify you to better serve EL students in your classroom or to become the ESL specialist in your building.
Master of Arts in TESOL adolescent and adult education track
This TESOL track is for professionals who want to teach English abroad at middle schools, high schools, after-school English programs and at international colleges. It also prepares you to teach at the community college level within the United States.
TESOL program delivery
The TESOL classes at SAU are planned and taught by world-class faculty who are specialists in language. As a student, you can extend your learning by working closely with a community of SAU learners, teachers and peers in your sphere of influence within our stimulating online environment. Your own Student Success Advisor will coach you on a work-life balance, personal and professional development, career goals and more.
TESOL career outcomes
A degree in TESOL gives you a chance to travel the world. Many foreign companies, schools and governments hire people who hold a degree in TESOL to teach English to their employees or other people. It also gives you the opportunity to interact with people of all ages. Equally important, you will be in a teaching career that is always in demand.
As you pursue your path online at SAU to enhance language proficiency for students, you’ll be assisted through a curriculum based on a conceptual framework that integrates faith and learning, and a well-informed outlook and give you the hands-on skills you need to advance your teaching career.