MA TESOL Program Overview
The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL) produces graduates with the skills to train teaching faculty who excel in their roles as educators, creative scholars and researchers. This program will prepare teachers for a wide variety of positions both in the US and abroad. Our students will be equipped with the specialized knowledge and field skills for teaching English to speakers of other languages. Upon graduation, they will be competent professional educators with demonstrable leadership skills.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Apply theory to real life through lesson plan presentations
- Advance your leadership and teaching technique
- Enhance your classroom skills to maximize student learning
- Be creative and innovative in your teaching strategies
- English Language Teachers (ESL/EFL)
- ESL Program Director/Coordinator
- Language Consultants for an ESL/EFL environment/li>
In addition to completing 27 credit hours of required courses, students must complete 9 additional credit hours on areas of concentration, for a total of 36 credit hours.
Admissions and More
International students are advised to begin the admission process as early as possible prior to the time they wish to enter at OHLA and Westcliff University.
Curricular Practical Training
While pursuing your Master Degree in TESOL, you will be able to apply for [CPT] Curricular Practical Training. Currently Westcliff University is pending I-20 designation for the Miami location, and as such international students can only apply to their campus in California.
OHLA students who transition to Westcliff University, will have the capability of registering on an affordable monthly payment plan. This plan is only available to OHLA students transitioning from the OHLA Academic English Program to Westcliff University.