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Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages, MA

The first of its kind in the state of Kansas, Emporia State's Master of Arts graduate program in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is designed to serve the increasing need for Teaching English as a Second and/or Foreign Language nationally at the college and public school levels and internationally in private and public institutions. This program prepares its graduates to fill many jobs in this area.

The program offers 36 hours of in-depth graduate study in the areas of applied linguistic. Some of the courses offered are TESOL Methodology, Language Assessment and Evaluation, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Cross-cultural Communication, TESOL Research Methods, Computer-Assisted Language Learning in TESOL, Individual Differences in Second Language Learning, Composition Theory and Rhetorics, and Literacy/Reading Theory and Practice.