We prepare graduates of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Teaching Foreign Language (TFL) master's programs for successful careers as teachers and administrators.

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Employer Testimonial

“Our worldwide academic director did teacher observations in our school all over the world last summer and told me recently that the MIIS teachers were the best she had seen!”

Operations Manager, EF Language Travel USA

Below is some key information on our alumni based on the May, August & December 2012 Alumni One Year Out Survey:

Employment by Sector

Nonprofit/Nongovernmental
Private/Corporate/Business
Public/Government

19%
52%
29%

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  • Teacher/instructor
  • Assistant Director of International Admissions
  • Learning Site Manager
  • Post Language Officer
  • Student Support Coordinator
  • TEFL Advisor

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The following information was gathered by the Center for Advising and Career Services through the summer and early fall of 2014, and reflects the opportunities pursued by continuing students in the TESOL and TFL programs. 

TESOL

Results: 88% of students seeking an opportunity secured an offer
Average salary:
$21 per hour
Salary range:
$9-48 per hour
Source of Opportunity:
MIIS facilitated: 86% / Student facilitated: 14%

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  • Teaching Assistant
  • Activity Leader
  • Activity Coordinator
  • English Teacher
  • Summer Camp Teacher
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Interim Assistant Director
  • ESL Instructor
  • English for Professional Graduate Studies (EPGS) Program Assistant
  • Service Learning Leader
  • Manager

TFL

Results: 100% of students seeking an opportunity secured at least one offer
Average salary:
$22 per hour
Salary range:
$20-24 per hour
Source of Opportunity:
MIIS facilitated: 75% / Student facilitated: 25%

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  • Resource Developer/Education Specialist
  • Activity Guide
  • Tutor
  • Chinese Teacher Assistant
  • Language Instructor

View the full TESOL and TFL Program 2014 Internship Reports here:
final_tesol_summer_2014_stats.pdf

final_tfl_summer_2014_stats.pdf

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Joy Campbell

Works for: Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University

Title: Executive Associate Director

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