Master of Arts in Education - Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL)
The flexible online Master of Arts in Education – Teaching English as a Second Language program from Greenville University prepares you for career advancement as a TESL specialist. Designed for working educators with busy schedules, this program is delivered in a flexible format and can be completed in 18 months. The School of Education at Greenville University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), so you can be confident you're earning a valuable credential for continued success.
Study topics like assessment, evaluation, linguistics, and cross-cultural teaching as you earn a specialized degree that fits your specific career goals. Graduates are qualified for roles in the U.S. or overseas as English language instructors, programs administrators, language testers, and more. If you hold an Illinois teaching license, you will also complete the 100 hours of field experience needed to meet Illinois State Board of Education requirements for TESL approval or endorsement.
Greenville's TESL curriculum is focused on providing relevant teaching approaches for culturally and linguistically diverse populations. This program is grounded in faith-based learning and Christian values. Courses are taught by expert faculty who bring years of education experience into the classroom. As a Greenville student, you will learn with your peers in a convenient and supportive environment.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission