The globalization of English as the world's lingua franca and a national and regional increase in non-native English speaking populations create a need for highly-trained
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Master of Arts)
The globalization of English as the world's lingua franca and a national and regional increase in non-native English speaking populations create a need for highly-trained practitioners who can address the widely variant and specialized educational needs of adult English language learners at home and abroad. While the number of immigrants is increasing, evidence suggests that the barrier of language is becoming more and more common.
Labor markets project that the language school industry in Pennsylvania is set to grow by 22% between 2015 and 2025, much faster than the average growth of 7.4% in Pennsylvania alone. Accordingly, the region is seeing an exploding need for language school services and, by extension, for a well-trained language educator workforce. Earning an MA TESOL will help the region meet this important, urgent need....