Master of Arts (MA) in English – Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language (TESL/TEFL) Specialization


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Master of Arts (MA) in English – Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language (TESL/TEFL) Specialization

Areas of Study

  • Teaching English as a foreign language
  • Teaching English as a second language

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid

Application Deadline Dates

Department Deadlines

  • M.A. in English Education and M.A. in TEFL/TESL
    • Fall – January 15 for assistantship consideration, otherwise April 1
    • Spring – September 15