UMBC offers an MA in TESOL and a graduate ESOL Certificate. Established in 1979, our TESOL program is designed to train both prospective and experienced teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL). It provides students with a strong theoretical and practical foundation in applied linguistics, language acquisition, ESL/EFL methodology, testing, cross-cultural studies and curriculum development. Both programs can be taken completely in face-to-face classes on campus, completely online, or with a combination of face-to-face and online classes.
Master of Arts in TESOL
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in ESOL
Part-Time or Full-Time: Full-time, Part-Time
Online or On Campus: On Campus, Online (TESOL MA and ESOL Cert. both online and on campus.)
For individuals interested in obtaining teacher certification in early childhood, elementary, or secondary education.
Term of Admission: Fall and Spring
Domestic Application Deadlines: August 1 and January 1
Summer Term (Domestic Only): May 1
International Application Deadlines: January 1 and November 1
Main Contact Info:
Graduate Program Director:
Dr. Francis Hult, firstname.lastname@example.org
Online/Off-Campus Program Coordinator:
Cheryl Blackwell-Johnson, 410-455-3388, email@example.com