MATESOL OnLine + OnCampus

Complete your Master's degree online and on campus in our well-established MATESOL Hybrid Program.

Through the MATESOL Hybrid Program, you can complete the Master’s Degree in as little as 14 months by spending two summers on our beautiful campus in Vermont and taking the remaining TESOL courses online wherever you live in the world. This is a 36-credit program.

Summer 1 – 12 credits (4 courses – 3 credits each)

Fall and Spring – 12 credits (4 courses – 3 credits each)

Summer 2 – 12 credits (4 courses – 3 credits each)

 

Required Courses (All courses are three credits)

GSL 500 – Foundations of Linguistics

GSL 502 – Pedagogical Grammar

GSL 506 – Becoming a TESOL Professional

GSL 542 – Introduction to Language Teaching

GSL 543 – Teaching of Oral Skills in ESOL

GSL 544 – Teaching Reading and Writing in ESOL

GSL 620 – Principles of Testing and Assessment in Language Teaching

GSL 688 – Practicum II: Classroom Teaching

 

The remaining courses are elective courses.

Elective courses which are commonly offered include:

GSL 520 – Computer-Assisted Language Learning (Online)

GSL 606 – Curriculum & Syllabus Design (Online)

Special Topics – Task-based Language Teaching (Online)

Special Topics – Teaching Vocabulary in TESOL (Online)

 

Sample Sequence

Summer 1 – OnCampus

GSL 500 – Foundations of Linguistics

GSL 502 – Pedagogical Grammar

GSL 506 – Becoming a TESOL Professional

GSL 542 – Introduction to Language Teaching

Fall – Online

GSL 520 – Computer-Assisted Language Learning (Online)

Special Topics – Task-based Language Teaching (Online)

Spring – Online

GSL 606 – Curriculum & Syllabus Design (Online)

GSL 688 – Practicum II: Classroom Teaching (Online)

Summer 2 – OnCampus

GSL 543 – Teaching of Oral Skills in ESOL

GSL 544 – Teaching Reading and Writing in ESOL

GSL 620 – Principles of Testing and Assessment in Language Teaching

Special Topics – Creativity, Play, & Improvisation for the TESOL Classroom

 

In addition to completing 36 credits of coursework, students are required to complete a portfolio which encompasses their teaching philosophy.