Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL)

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Registration is open for:

Applications for the fall semester are now open!


Program Length: 3 semesters
starting on September 8, 2024


Language of Instruction: English

Tuition: $15,250 Tuition + $1,450 for Intensive Hebrew program (optional)


Admission Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in any field with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 80 on a 100 scale

Application Deadline:

Ongoing rolling admissions

The Awarded Degree:

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


NEW for 2024: 
Academic Integration Track
 for new Olim: involves transferring to the Hebrew track in the second year and receiving an Israeli teaching certificate


This one-year program equips you with unique approaches to language teaching and research –with renowned professors guiding you, combined with hands-on classroom experience, your journey as a professional in the field of language teaching never looked more promising...  


Program Overview

Our renowned International M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) program will have you fully prepared for a variety of international and challenging career opportunities in the English teaching profession. Spanning three semesters, this M.A. is geared towards students from almost every background, providing you with the skills and hands-on training needed for a successful language teaching career. 
The MA TESOL’s multidisciplinary curriculum tackles a range of domains of English teaching and research, including practical components that provide the perfect combination of theory and practice with real-time hands-on teaching in the Israeli education system. Practical teaching placements are offered in elementary, junior high and high schools, as well as opportunities in higher education and with refugee populations.
Experienced faculty ensure that you’ll be fully equipped for whatever challenges you might face beyond the university walls. Even better, the program content is applicable to varied fields, including education, linguistics and sociology.
 This program will ultimately guide you in cutting-edge approaches to language teaching. With your face-to-face encounters with students in Israeli educational settings, you’ll also get an idea of what it’s like to live and learn in the Non-Stop City of Tel Aviv!


Program Highlights

  • You don’t have to be a fully-fledged teacher - this International M.A. is also open to students with no background in English language teaching.

  • Your internship includes opportunities for hands-on teaching in the Israeli educational system, including higher education and refugee programs. 

  • Enjoy cultural evening activities and overnight excursions around the country, in addition to the coursework. Study in Israel, a country renowned for its leadership and innovative approaches to disaster management.

  • An optional 1-year thesis track is available. 


Career Success Opportunities

Our TESOL graduates have gone on to a variety of language teaching positions - in private and public educational contexts, in schools and universities – whether in Israel, their home countries, or around the globe. Some have even opened their own programs - such as an English-speaking nursery school in Israel – while others are working as English language coaches in the business sector, in educational publishing, and in language testing and consulting. Others have continued on to PhD programs in prestigious universities around the world. 
*Please note that you will need teaching certification to teach in public schools. Requirements vary (for example, in the USA, requirements may vary from state to state). In Israel, a graduate of the TESOL program is expected to obtain a teaching certification through the Ministry of Education; some of the course requirements will be fulfilled by the TESOL program.



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