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We prepare graduates of the MA in TESOL and MA in Teaching Foreign Language for successful careers as teachers, program directors, curriculum developers, assessment specialists, and teacher educators in the U.S. and around the world.


This information is compiled from surveys of the Classes of 2011–2016 and refers to the first job after graduation (unless otherwise stated).


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Brazil; China; Colombia; Ecuador; Indonesia; Iraq; Japan; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; South Korea; Taiwan; Turkey; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United States

Employment Status (One Year After Graduation, %)




While the majority of TESOL and TFL graduates go into education, our alumni also work in the following industries: 

  • Development (international, economic, community)
  • Health care
  • Language Services
  • Policy 
  • Technology/Science


In addition to working in teaching and training roles, our alumni also work in jobs that have administration and operations/project management as their primary functions.

Select Employers

  • Arizona State University
  • Boston University
  • Keiai Elementary School
  • Sulaymaniyah University
  • U.S. English Language Fellow Program
  • Education First
  • Fulbright Taiwan: Foundation for Scholarly Exchange


Summer 2017

Secured Opportunity: 100%
Locations: Taiwan, United States

Select Internship Employers

  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Camp Hokulea
  • Concordia Language Village 
  • Educational Testing Services (ETS)
  • Education First
  • GEOS
  • St. Johnsbury Academy
  • VIA

Select Internship Position Titles

  • Activity Guide and ESL Tutor
  • American Culture Experience Program Coordinator
  • Arabic Tutor
  • Chinese Tutor and Activity Coordinator
  • Credit Teacher/Leadership Staff
  • ELL Summer Intern: Speaking Team
  • English Instructor 
  • English Language Teacher/Tutor
  • ESL Instructor
  • ESL Programs Adjunct English Instructor
  • ESL Teacher