Temple's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program is highly respected locally, nationally and internationally. As a graduate, you will have a world of professional opportunities open to you -- and you will be well prepared for them. Graduates are prepared to take leadership roles in language education; be teachers at the elementary, secondary, post-secondary, or adult level; or become scholars, administrators, language policy makers, curriculum developers, or experts in language assessment.

Academic Programs

    Program Features

    • Proven Track Record. Graduates are prepared to take leadership roles in language education; be teachers at the elementary, secondary, post-secondary, or adult level; or become scholars, administrators, language policy makers, curriculum developers, or experts in language assessment. Temple's TESOL Alumni are succeeding in these roles in the United States and around the world.
    • Hands-on Teaching Experience. Students get real-world teaching and tutoring experience through innovative initiatives.
      • Faculty of Experts. TESOL courses are taught by experts and prominent researchers in TESOL and related fields.
      • Exciting, Urban Setting. The TESOL programs are located on Temple's campus in historic and vibrant Philadelphia.
      • Diverse Student Body. TESOL students at Temple are a rich mix of U.S. and international students.
      • Academic Support. Students receive guidance and instruction based on their needs, including support for non-native speakers of English.
      • Developmental Opportunities. Students have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty members and to attend lectures by world-famous TESOL scholars through the Language and Linguistics Speakers Series.

      Program Contact

      Jill Swavely, professor of instruction, is the faculty program coordinator for the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages MSEd.
      Phone: 215-204-6120
      Emailjswavely@temple.edu