Mission Statement

The Master of Arts Degree in Teaching International Languages fosters the study of languages as an integral part of a world-class education in a global society.

The program
  • Promotes the development of knowledgeable, reflective, inquiry-oriented professionals prepared to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and foreign languages.

  • Promotes the development of educators who use curriculum, assessment, and professional standards in foreign languages and TESOL to guide effective practice.

    Prepares language professionals for a broad spectrum of cultural contexts and instructional settings in the United States and abroad.

    Enables students from all nations to fully participate in the multilingual, interdependent communities of the twenty-first century. 

    Serves as a pre-doctoral preparation program for language educators.