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A master’s in TESOL from MU can help you advance your career in contexts where English is taught as a second or foreign language. If you are a teacher and want to help non-native speakers tap the possibilities offered by the English language, this may be the program for you.
Official nameMaster of education in learning, teaching and curriculum with an emphasis in teaching English to speakers of other languages
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeCollege of Education & Human Development | Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
This degree has potential benefits for
- English language instructors
- Language program administrators
- Language testers
- Writers for educational materials
This program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Courses are semester-based. Most students study part time, taking two classes per semester, and earn their master’s degrees in just two years.
Course work includes
- Structure of the English language
- How languages are used and learned
- Design and implementation of tasks, assessments, and curricula to facilitate language learning
Typical program length2 years
Typical course load2 classes per semester
The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The College of Education and Human Development is a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.