Welcome to the MA in TESOL Program at Cal State LA!
Our MA in TESOL Program prepares you for a wide variety of positions both in the U.S. and abroad. You may select coursework that prepares you for several career choices, including the following: English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) instruction in the U.S. or in a non English-speaking setting abroad; K-12, adult education, or post-secondary settings; and research in Applied Linguistics. The program emphasizes language acquisition processes, teaching methodology, linguistics, language testing, research, discourse analysis, and sociocultural influences on language use and language learning. This program requires a minimum of 36 units.
We hope you have an outstanding academic experience at Cal State LA. We wish you all the best!
TESOL Program Faculty
Lía D. Kamhi-Stein
Marguerite Ann Snow