Study the Wonders of Language
Are you interested in teaching English as a second language? Our online master's in TESOL program is designed with you in mind. Offered fully online, the program prepares you to teach English to a diverse community of bilingual and multilingual learners. You will work with renowned faculty as you develop your knowledge of language and discover innovative teaching techniques. Beyond teaching, a master's degree in applied linguistics opens doors to further graduate studies, careers with non-profit organizations, and many other opportunities.
Applied Linguistics (MA/MS) TESOL Emphasis :: Emphases and Minors
Focus Your Passion
The Department of Literature and Languages offers both Thesis and Non-Thesis tracks towards earning your master’s degree.
Study What Interests You
Earn a certificate as part of your graduate curriculum. Certificates recognize your skills and expand job opportunities.
This certificate is ideal for students who either already hold a completed graduate degree or are actively in the process of earning a graduate degree and wish to earn this certificate in conjunction with their degree. In addition to the enhanced professional status that the Certificate in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) brings, this Certificate will enable the holder to meet the 18-hour SACS requirement to teach at the College level.
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Interested in Applied Linguistics research?
Graduate students in the Master’s in Applied Linguistics and Ph.D. in English have access to our Applied Linguistics Laboratory and state of the art equipment:
- Accent Coach
- Computerized Speech Lab (residential students)
- Eye-tracking equipment (residential students)
Current associated faculty specialize in a range of areas applicable to Applied Linguistics:
- Second Language Acquisition
- Computational Linguistics
- Pedagogical Grammar
- Humor Studies
Visit our Applied Linguistics Laboratory page for more information.Back to menu
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), one of the six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.Back to menu