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.
Alumni in the Field
Learn more about our a few of our alumni below and you can also see a full list of where TESOL and Teaching Foreign Language alumni are working.
LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales
Current Employment: Director, Intensive English Program, University of New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana)
First Job After Graduation: Instructor, University of New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Degree: TESOL (2008)
Specialization: Language Program Administration
Institute Advantage: Working with Professor Kathi Bailey as an editorial assistant.
Employment: Global Teaching Fellow Lecturer, Tokyo International University
Location: Kawagoe, Japan
Institute Advantage: My interaction with the Institute’s Center for Advising and Career Services was key to helping me find the right job. I was connected with Institute graduates who already worked at Tokyo International University (TIU) and who were well regarded there. Having graduated from the same school as they did really increased my job prospects.
Expertise: Linguistics, teaching, language assessment
One Year After Graduation
This information is compiled from surveys of the Classes of 2013–2017 and refers to the first job after graduation (unless otherwise stated).
China; Colombia; Ecuador; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Japan; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; South Korea; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United States
Employment Status (One Year After Graduation, %)
Salary (U.S. BASED, EMPLOYED FULL TIME)
While the majority of TESOL and TFL graduates go into education, our alumni also work in the following industries:
- Development (international, economic, community)
- Language Services
In addition to working in teaching and training roles, our alumni also work in jobs where their primary function is administration and operations/project management.
Summer 2017 and Summer 2018
Secured Opportunity: 100%
Locations: Switzerland, Taiwan, United States
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