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

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Design a teacher training program for the language educators at your institution.


Custom Designed Programs

A program can be specifically designed with a collaborating educational institution to advance the knowledge and skills of their teachers. Each unique curriculum may include training in language pedagogy, curriculum development, language assessment, second language acquisition, and/or the development of the participants' own English or second language skills.

To inquire about setting up a program, please contact us at or at 831.647.3501.

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Specializations are available both to current MATESOL or MATFL students and to language teaching professionals seeking additional training.

Language Program Administration (LPA)

The Language Program Administration specialization prepares students to administer language programs or schools. It includes courses in teacher education and supervision, budgeting, accounting, and marketing. The LPA specialization is not offered by any other TESOL program in the US.

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Combine your master's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Lanagues (TESOL) with Peace Corps service through the Peace Corps Master's International Program (PCMI).

Peace Corps Master's International (PCMI)

Available to Fall and Spring incoming students, the PCMI program uniquely prepares students to fulfill challenging Peace Corps field assignments in developing countries. While attaining a degree from the Monterey Institute and carrying out the Peace Corps mission, students will apply theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom to real-life teaching and teacher training settings.