MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  • MA in TESOL Program
  • MA in TESOL Program
  • MA in TESOL Program

Welcome to the MA in TESOL Program at Cal State LA!

Our MA in TESOL Program prepares you for a wide variety of positions both in the U.S. and abroad.  You may select coursework that prepares you for several career choices, including the following:  English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) instruction in the U.S. or in a non English-speaking setting abroad; K-12, adult education, or post-secondary settings; and research in Applied Linguistics.  The program emphasizes language acquisition processes, teaching methodology, linguistics, language testing, research, discourse analysis, and sociocultural influences on language use and language learning.  This program requires a minimum of 36 units.

For more information and a face-to-face conversation, you are welcome to attend one of our upcoming info sessions:

  • May 3rd, 3:15-4:15pm, Location: King Hall B2012, w/ Dr. Hardacre
  • May 8th, 3:15-4:15pm, Location: King Hall B2012, w/ Dr. Kamhi-Stein

And congratulations to our alumnae Sharin Jacob (Fall 2017, on the left) and Undraa Maamuujav (Fall 2018, on the right) for having been accepted to the PhD Program in Language, Literacy, and Technology at the University of California at Irvine! 

Sharin Jacob Undraa Maamuujav

We hope you have an outstanding academic experience at Cal State LA. We wish you all the best!

TESOL Program Faculty

Lía D. Kamhi-Stein
Marguerite Ann Snow

Bahiyyih Hardacre