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Master of Arts in TESOL for Certified Teachers

The Master of Arts in TESOL for Certified Teachers seeks to prepare teachers to cope with the growing demand for teachers of English as a second language. This thirty-six (36) credit program provides advanced study for certified professionals who wish to become leaders in teaching English as a second or foreign language through graduate study in pedagogy, linguistics, cross-cultural communication, and second language teaching methodology. 

EDU 557 Leadership Seminar I 
EDU 567  Learning Theory and Practice 
EDU 543  Reading, Analyzing, and Interpreting Educational Research 
EDU 556  Technology for Instruction and Management 
EDU 545  Principles of Linguistics 
EDU 508  Issues in TESOL
EDU 548  Language Learning
EDU 546  Methods and Materials for Second Language Teaching 
EDU 547  Assessing Second Language 
EDU 586 Teaching Reading and Writing to Students with Limited English Facility 
EDU 596  English Grammar for ESL Teachers 
EDU 559  Leadership Seminar II 

Must pass TESOL Praxis II by end of program.

ePortfolio Required

Certification:  ESOL

All programs offered by the School of Education at Notre Dame of Maryland University are NCATE and MSDE approved.

For additional information please contact:
Main campus/other locations
Ms. Donna Schissler
School of Education
Academic Advisor