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English is the most widely studied second language in the world.
Throughout the U.S. and around the globe there is a growing demand for native speakers of English with training in TESOLTeaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Messiah's TESOL minor combines courses in English, teaching methods, applied linguistics, anthropology, and sociology to prepare students for a broad range of service and professional opportunities available to them.
At Messiah, in-class training is combined with practical experience. Thus, students in the TESOL minor have helped immigrants and international students from Bosnia, Vietnam, Cuba, Uganda, China, Mexico, Ecuador, and a host of other countries. They have observed and participated in English instruction at all levelsfrom pre-kindergarten to adult education, even traveling to China to gain practical experiences while serving.
For more details on the curriculum requirements and the types of courses you would be taking as a TESOL Minor , visit our Online Course Catalog or take a look at the printable Modern Languages Brochure.
(Course catalog and major brochure include PDF files. Click here for the Adobe® PDF Reader®)
How to Apply
To apply for admission to Messiah College, simply call and request an application at 1-800-233-4220 or apply online! We will be happy to provide a Viewbook or other materials to introduce you to our excellent programs and facilities.Open House dates and major-specific events are scheduled throughout the year. Students may arrange for a variety of visit options to suit their interests and schedule.