Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Georgia State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program focuses on the needs of teachers who work closely with students from other cultures, providing initial teacher preparation in ESOL for individuals holding bachelor’s degrees and who have an interest in teaching English to speakers of other languages in PreK-12 settings.  The curriculum addresses the needs of teachers who work with literacy learners from diverse cultures and have had experience learning a second language.  Courses include:

  • General Linguistics
  • English Grammar for ESL/EFL Teachers
  • Sociolinguistics 
  • Theory and Pedagogy in the Study of Literacy
  • Cultural Issues for Bilingual/English as a Second Language Teacher

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Georgia State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Proof that you meet certification requirements in Georgia

Restricted States

Kentucky, Massachusetts