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TESOL Graduate Programs at UMBC

About the UMBC TESOL Program

Graduate study in TESOL opens doors to opportunities locally and abroad. 


Train to teach English for What does UMBC TESOL offer you?
  • International schools
  • Language schools
  • Public schools
  • Community colleges/universities
  • Adult education
  • Missionary work
  • Refugee resettlement
  • Military programs
  • Flexible on campus and online course options
  • Small classes
  • 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.

TESOL 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.


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© TESOL Program, Department of Education, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore MD 21250
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