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University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
Teaching English as a Second Language
The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at the University of Nevada Reno has three options to appeal to the diverse occupational goals in the field of educating English language learners.
The degree prepares the candidates for employment as teachers, program directors, curriculum consultants, or materials developers. Candidates for this degree will do course work in second language acquisition theories, TESOL methods and materials, language assessment, linguistics, and multicultural education. Courses are offered through the Department of Educational Specialties with additional courses offered in the English Department. The MA-TESOL program is designed to meet the needs of practicing as well as prospective teachers new to this field. For master's candidates with a state of Nevada teaching license, the MA-TESOL program will provide the courses needed for a professional ESL endorsement. The master's program is offered on a non-thesis basis only.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999