School of Education: Sonoma State University

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Overview of the Program

A Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in TESOL provides advanced education in the theories, research, and practices for teaching English language learners in K-12 settings as well in adult education settings such as community colleges. The concentration will also prepare candidates to teach English abroad and for doctoral studies in related fields in Education. Courses in the concentration can be used to apply for a TESOL certificate and to meet the requirements for the CTEL authorization from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.