Master's in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Earn your master’s in TESOL online at FSU

FSU’s master’s in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is an online program that provides rigorous professional training to pre-service and current teachers and practitioners of English as a foreign (EFL) or second language (ESL). The program offers courses that equip students with cutting-edge knowledge of language teaching theory, as well as practical skills used in teaching ESL and EFL courses at different levels based on the latest developments in the field of language teaching. Our TESOL online program prepares students for careers in ESL and EFL teaching, language assessment, teacher training, materials development, program administration, education consulting, and publishing. Students can also go on to pursue a Ph.D. in Second Language Education or Applied Linguistics. The core faculty in our TESOL online program are renowned scholars whose research is published in top journals and whose expertise spans a wide range of areas such as instructed second language acquisition, task-based teaching, research methods, and individual differences in language learning. In addition to a master’s in TESOL, students can also apply for and be awarded a graduate certificate in TESOL at no extra cost upon the completion of the program.

The program has the following features:

  • Flexible: take classes fully online, full time or part time
  • Affordable: tuition fees among the lowest in the country
  • Student-centered: receive training tailored for your own interests and career goals
  • Prestigious: learn from award-winning professors at a top-ranked university

Interested in teaching English as a second language (ESL) and/or foreign languages, such as Spanish, Italian, German, etc.? Check out our on-campus graduate programs in Foreign and Second Language Education.