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Master of Education in Languages (ESOL - Online)

Careers Next Door and Around the World

Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages

The online M.Ed. in Languages (ESOL) will help you to…Download button

•    Develop cross-cultural competence and global fluency
•    Understand how languages are learned
•    Enhance your teaching skills and strategies
•    Implement innovations in the use of technology
•    Learn and apply the newest trends in the field
•    Apply linguistics to the learning and teaching processes
•    Engage in advocacy, community service, and outreach

The College of Charleston offers an interdisciplinary M.Ed. in Language (ESOL) between the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, and the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance. The program is completely online and tailored specifically for working professionals, including current teachers, those interested in non-traditional ESOL settings, and those looking for career flexibility and international opportunities. 

The M.Ed. is open both to degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students. Although it is a degree in Education, the M.Ed does not lead to initial teacher certification in South Carolina. If interested in certification, however, please inquire with the Program Director.

The M.Ed. in Languages (ESOL) is designed to be completed in 5 semesters, but because most students in the program are working professionals, students may take 1, 2, or 3 courses per semester. All classes are offered online to allow for flexibility. While many students are teachers or people returning to teaching, the courses in the program will be attractive to those interested in non-traditional ESOL settings as well, including careers in Human Resources, and Language Consulting for business, public health, and medical environments.

For additional information please contact:

Emily Beck
Program Director
BeckE@cofc.edu