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"The Passion and professionalism of the TESOL faculty have served as a model for me as I returned to my country to become a university professor. The applied focus of my TESOL doctorate program has given me the pedagogical and research skills to be a leader in transforming English language teaching in Taiwan. I will always appreciate the many benefits to my career that I received from my study at Alliant."

Dr. Ju Yin Yang - Chair, Department of Applied English
Kainan University
Taoyuan, Taiwan
Alumna, ED.D TESOL, June 2008

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduate Degree Programs | Master's, Doctoral and Certificate Programs | San Diego, California and Online

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN TESOL GRADUATE PROGRAMMING

Alliant's graduate programs in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) offer current and aspiring TESOL professionals the opportunity to become global leaders in our increasingly connected world.

Our TESOL graduate programs provide a truly international community of language educators. Experience how this exceptional environment opens up multiple avenues for your career success, both in the US and abroad. A graduate degree in TESOL can truly prepare you for a career anywhere in the world.

DEGREE PROGRAMS

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

TOP REASONS TO CHOOSE A TESOL DEGREE PROGRAM AT ALLIANT

  • Alliant International University is #1 in the USA in the number of TESOL doctoral degrees conferred in the 2010-2011 academic year.* 
  • Alliant International University is #4 in California in the number of TESOL master’s degrees conferred in the 2010-2011 academic year.* 
  • Small seminar classes
  • Strong reputation both domestically and internationally
  • Focus on best professional practices and applied scholarly research
  • Internationally-recognized faculty
  • TESOL network for academic and career advancement, connecting students to universities, government agencies, non-profits and world-renowned practitioners and researchers

*Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics

BECOME A GLOBAL LEADER IN TESOL EDUCATION

Alliant's TESOL program alumni contribute to educational practice and policies in the US and countries around the world. Settings and roles include:

  • Adult education programs
  • College and university-based ESL and EFL programs
  • Community colleges
  • ESL and vocational English programs
  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • English as a Foreign Language programs
  • International businesses and foundations
  • Fulbright Scholar appointments
  • Government offices on educational policies
  • TESOL-related publishers

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS FOR TESOL EDUCATION

The TESOL degree programs at Alliant have benefited from important partnerships both locally and internationally:

  • University of California, San Diego Extension, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Program
  • Universities and/or ministries of Education in China, Oman, Taiwan, and Vietnam
  • Cisco Learning Institute and MEPI Grant U.S. Department of State - a three-year U.S. Department of State initiative with the Kingdom of Jordan
  • Alliant-UIN (Indonesia Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University) Initiative
  • Alliant-AU Retreat and Workshop Series
  • Stella Grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education

INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE EDUCATION AND CULTURAL CENTER

Receive group or individual language instruction in nearly any language through our International Language Education and Cultural Center.

EARN YOUR GRADUATE DEGREE IN TESOL FROM AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY

Alliant International University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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