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Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language

Program Details

Do you want to engage foreign cultures or equip non-English speakers here in America with life-changing skills for the future? Liberty’s 100% online MA in Teaching English as a Second Language can empower you to work with students at home or abroad who need English communication skills to succeed. As an English as a Second Language teacher, you can teach in the United States or travel abroad to teach in Asia, the Middle East, or any other region of the world where English language teachers are in demand. With Liberty’s MA in TESL, you can embed yourself in a foreign culture and share the gift of language while gaining a rich, immersive experience that goes far beyond tourism!

Liberty’s online MA in TESL will help you face the challenges of cross-cultural and cross-linguistic teaching with a graduate degree designed to make you competitive in the international market. Taught from a Christian worldview, Liberty’s online MA in TESL will give you biblically based training in teaching the English language while you make an impact for Christ across the globe.

Requirements

  • Official college transcripts
  • Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA from an institution that is accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Statement of Purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.

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