Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), M.A.

Navigate the diverse classroom landscape and guide your students to success

USJ’s M.A. in TESOL Education will provide the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to teach the increasing numbers of English Language Learners (ELL) in today’s multicultural and diverse classrooms. This master’s may be cross-endorsed in Bilingual and TESOL Education.

This program is offered off-campus.

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Program Facts


Program Outcomes

This Program is Ideal For:

  • Classroom teachers, K-12
  • Bilingual educators
  • Teachers of adults
  • International teachers

Career Opportunities:

  • Increased demand: Job opportunities are expected to grow by 9% between 2012-22 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Need for TESOL and Bilingual educators in the U.S.
    • 21% of K-12 students in the U.S. speak a language other than English at home (National Center for Education Statistics)
  • Need for TESOL educators abroad
    • More than 100,000 positions for English teachers abroad open each year


Courses are offered around the state of Connecticut in off-campus locations, typically begin at or after 4 p.m., and include the option to complete the program on a full- or part-time basis.

  • 1 night a week, 2-year program
  • 30 credits, 8-week courses
  • Cohort model — develop strong peer relationships

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