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Why Study Teaching English to Speakers of Other Lang MATESOL at Madonna University?

  • The demand for teachers of English as a Second Language grows every year both at home and abroad as more international students and immigrants come to the U.S and greater numbers of people around the world choose to study English
  • Madonna’s MATESOL program offers two tracks: K-12 and adult education
  • Our K-12 track includes coursework for ESL (NS) Endorsement approved by the Michigan Board of Education
  • All methods classes are taught by experienced ESL teachers
  • Your practicum will give you real-classroom, hands-on experiences
  • Our class schedule and advising are tailored to fit the needs of working adults

As a student in the Madonna MATESOL program you will become part of a diverse, vibrant community of professionals dedicated to ESL education. You will gain sound foundations in linguistics, second language acquisition theories, as well as in cultural aspects of language learning, teaching, and assessment with a clear focus on classroom practices. You will receive highly sought TESOL professional credentials, as our program, since its establishment in 1999, gained approval of the Michigan Board of Education for its ESL (NS) Endorsement Coursework and received national recognition from TESOL, the national organization of teachers of English to speakers of other languages. You will find that our faculty work for you, as you balance the demands of your work, family, and graduate studies to further your professional career.

Careers   Local Employers of MATESOL Graduates   Countries Where MATESOL Graduates Have Taught
K-12 Classroom Teacher   Several School Districts in South-East Michigan   Albania
ESL College Instructor   Lawrence Technological University   Chile
ESL Community English Instructor   Madonna University   China
EFL (English as Foreign Language) Teacher Abroad   Walsh College   Indonesia
ESL Program Coordinator   Western Michigan University   Japan
International Student Advisor   Oakland Community College   Saudi Arabia
Language Testing Specialist   Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments   Singapore
Cultural Trainer   Language Center International   United Arab Emirates