Regent's online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in TESOL program (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed for individuals who have a desire to teach the English language to children and/or adults who are learning English as a second or foreign language. Courses emphasize TESOL methodology, linguistics, intercultural/cross-cultural education, second language acquisition, literacy instruction and assessing student achievement. Individuals pursuing the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) approved TESOL Program - PreK-12 ESL Endorsement Track must be licensed classroom teachers; however, a teaching license is not needed to become an English language teacher who desires to work with adult populations and plans to pursue the TESOL Program - Adult Track. Individuals pursuing the online master's degree in TESOL program may consider positions in both domestic and international settings.
Curriculum: Master's in TESOL
Adult Education/Collegiate Track or
PreK-12 ESL Endorsement Track
Length: 33 credit hours.
Format: Eight-week courses delivered entirely online. Students may begin the program in August, October, January, March, May or June.
Results: Master of Education in TESOL degree (TESOL PreK-12 Track leads to ESL Endorsement)
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Features: The Master's in TESOL degree program is TEAC accredited and VDOE approved to offer the PreK-12 ESL Endorsement.