Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

TESOL Advanced Entry

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TESOL student Andrew Santos teaches local high school students Japanese during International Education Day at the Institute. Photo by sarspri.

Prerequisite Course Work

The ideal candidate for this advanced-entry program has already completed course work toward a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) specialization or degree, or has completed course work in applied linguistics, linguistics, and/or language teaching.

TESOL Advanced Entry Curriculum

This 30-unit TESOL degree can be completed in three academic semesters, with a typical course load of 10–14 units in each of the first two semesters and 6 units in the final semester. In order to be considered for advanced entry, the previous course work must have been completed within the past five years with a grade of B (3.0) or higher.

Once you meet with our academic advisor, a course sequence that complements your previous course work will be determined. Assuming you have previous course work in TESOL and applied linguistics, a TESOL advanced entry program might include the following:

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester