Contact & Location


Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax

Mailing Address:
English Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho

M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language

The TESL curriculum provides students with practical training and theoretical background in teaching English as a second/foreign language. Students take course work in applied linguistics, in teaching methods, and in linguistics:

This degree is the professional credential most widely recognized for, and most commonly required of, individuals preparing for a career in teaching English as a second/foreign language.

The TESL program at the University of Idaho endorses and conforms to the ESL teacher preparation recommendations in the TESOL Guidelines for the Certification and Preparation of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.


For more information about this graduate program, please contact:

         Steven Chandler, Director M.A. TESL
         Department of English
         University of Idaho
         875 Perimeter Dr. MS 1102
         Moscow, ID 83844-1102
         Phone:  (208) 885-6918