Graduate study in TESOL opens doors to opportunities locally and abroad.
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What does UMBC TESOL offer you?
Flexible on campus and online course options
Practical, hands-on courses with field experiences
Extensive alumni network
TESOL Club social activities and professional development
Expert instructors with extensive English teaching experience from the US and abroad
Master’s Degree in TESOL
The MA TESOL is an internationally recognized professional credential. It is ideal for individuals planning a career in English language teaching. Holders of the MA TESOL work in teaching and leadership roles. The master’s degree has four options: general, thesis, P-12 certification, and thesis with P-12 certification.
ESOL Post Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC)
The PBC is a four-course certificate for individuals seeking to enter the field of English language teaching. It is perfect for graduate students in various subjects who would like to teach abroad, individuals planning a career change, practicing teachers, and those who work in organizations that serve learners of English.