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Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Gain the Experience to Teach Anywhere in the World

The online MA in TEFL program is built on American University’s outstanding TESOL program, one of the oldest and most renowned TESOL programs in the U.S. This master’s program delves deeper by leveraging state-of-the-art online theoretical instruction and extensive hands-on experience, arming students with effective methods for teaching English as a foreign language anywhere in the world.

Expand Your Knowledge. Chart Your Own Path.

As American University has a diverse and multicultural student base, the MA in TEFL program is ideal for both native and non-native English speakers living in the U.S. or abroad who seek deeper expertise in teaching English to non-English speakers. This 33-credit, 11-course program helps graduates expand their global knowledge and find teaching, administrative and content development EFL education positions in secondary schools, universities/colleges and/or private language schools worldwide. Those seeking U.S. placement will be qualified to teach English as a Second Language at post-secondary levels in the all 50 states. However, the MA in TEFL program does not prepare ESL teachers for K-12 education in the United States.

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