Advance your career in language education. Our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program and other military benefits makes your degree an affordable investment. Study online or in person.
Our Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Language (TFL) give you advanced skills in language teaching pedagogy, theory, research, technology, and assessment that you can immediately apply to your work.
The online option for TESOL is part-time and asynchronous (no required live class meetings) for maximum flexibility.
Complete Your Degree in 12 Months
|In person: Fall or spring
|12–24 months||Monterey, California||Asynchronous|
Download the program guide below to get more details on the curriculum, tuition, military benefits, and career outcomes. You will also be connected with a personalized enrollment advisor.
DOWNLOAD THE TESOL and TFL PROGRAM GUIDE
Use Your Military Benefits
We offer full tuition coverage for qualifying veterans and their eligible dependents through the Post-9/11 GI Bill® and the Yellow Ribbon Program. We also offer preferential scholarship consideration to those who are not eligible for these benefits. We are committed to making your education affordable and helping you take this next important step in your career.
Advance Your Career
Our alumni are thriving in careers as teachers, program directors, curriculum developers, assessment specialists, and teacher educators in the U.S. and around the world. Many of them were recruited by employers before they even completed the program. You’ll graduate with the capacity to take on many leadership roles in language education.
Build your expertise in these areas:
- Research and assessment
- Teaching in-person and online students
- Integrating language teaching technology
What Our Alumni Have to Say
Active duty military, veterans, and their dependents make up more than 5 percent of our students, so there’s a strong sense of community here.
LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales
Current Employment: Director, Intensive English Program, University of New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Institute Advantage: Working with Professor Kathi Bailey as an editorial assistant [helped me launch my career].