The Avila Graduate School of Education provides Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), also known as Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), for students pursuing a Master of Arts in Education.
This Master's degree prepares people to teach in English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. For students who have an initial teaching certificate, this program meets all of the requirements for an advanced certificate in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (K-12) as well as the Master's degree.
For persons who do not possess initial teacher certificate, this Master's degree prepares them to teach in an adult TESL/TEFL program.
|_____ ED 650||Language and Culture|
|_____ ED 651||Modern Grammar and Linguistics|
|_____ ED 561||Language Acquisition and Development|
|_____ ED 657||Teaching Adult Language Learners|
|_____ ED 696||TESL Practicum|
|_____ ED 652||Methods of Teaching ESL|
|_____ ED 654||Materials, Design and Assessment for ESL|
|_____ ED 695||ESOL Practicum|
|_____ ED 656||Advanced Literature for Youth|
(Choose two from the teaching and learning concentration)
|All classes are three credit hours. This master’s degree requires a minimum of 33 credit hours. Any qualified graduate elective hours may be applied to reach the 33 required hours. Students must pass a background check prior to participation in ED 695 Practicum.|