Seattle Pacific University's Master's in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA-TESOL) program prepares you to cross cultural borders and engage students from around the world.
This program offers leadership training that gives graduates the advantages of a higher job-placement rate and greater income than those who opt for quick certificates. When you choose Seattle Pacific's program, you will experience how the faculty bring together knowledge and skill from linguistics, education, humanities, and the social sciences to equip you for effective service in the growing field of English language instruction.
Whether you intend to teach in colleges, universities, or one of the various language institutes throughout the United States and abroad, SPUs program gives you the preparation you need. The program's faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and active involvement in the English as a Second Language (ESL) community.
Most MA-TESOL courses are offered in the evenings, 4:30-7:05 p.m. Students may attend full- or part-time, enabling them to maintain employment, and deal with other obligations. Students wishing to apply coursework completed prior to application must provide applicable transcript data; students may transfer up to 12 comparable graduate credits into the SPU program.