University of Southern California

Rossier School of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL)


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Teaching, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL) degree is designed to equip aspiring and practicing language teachers, domestic and international, to successfully provide English and other language instruction for children, youth or adults in the United States or abroad. The program may be completed on campus or online.



Distinctive Program Benefits:

A blend of TESOL and traditional teacher preparation methods: Gain a solid foundation in proven traditional teaching methods along with specialized training in teaching English.

Multicultural immersion in Los Angeles: Explore new cultures and develop language skills in one of the most exciting and diverse cities in America.

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

Partnerships with ESL Programs for fieldwork placement: Benefit from USC’s strong network of schools with diverse populations.



International Student Requirements:

Confidential Financial Statement / Verification of Funds, Official TOEFL or IELTS score report from ETS Some applicants may be required to complete a recorded video interview.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 24

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1733/unit USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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