Master of Arts in Education with TESOL

Gain an in-depth knowledge in the field of Education with greater emphasis on TESOL, designed to increase the competencies, a professional needs in the field of English language teaching, requires to shoulder training responsibilities. After successfully completing the course, candidates will possess the knowledge and skills to develop a successful career as a TESOL professional and to pursue a dream career as an efficient English language teacher.


Master of Arts in Education with TESOL – Asian College of Teachers


The MA in Education with TESOL is an advanced program emphasizing the varied aspects of teaching English language. The program offers a TESOL curriculum that resonates with the up-to-date methods in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and acquaints candidates with requisite competencies for effective teaching and to impart lessons proficiently. The program’s objective is to provide trainees with the essential experience and confidence to apply acquired skills both in and outside the classroom and even beyond school. The program puts an increasing focus on the process of language acquisition along with the four basic language skills i.e., listening, speaking, reading and writing, lesson planning, need based language teaching etc.

The program focuses on some major elements such as:

  • Utilising your skills and knowledge acquired through the course to stand out in the field of English language teaching.
  • Acquiring an in-depth base regarding the basics of TESOL covering grammar and phonology, teaching techniques (Language Skills), classroom and disaster management and lesson planning.
  • Getting a detailed base in theory and practice of English language teaching along with TESOL methodologies and approaches to English language teaching to aid better teaching practice.
  • Pursuing self-study and conducting your research in language learning and teaching in a range of contexts in view of their application in global classroom instruction.
  • Building your expertise in teaching Business English and learn everything about need analysis, adult learning approaches, course design etc.
  • Teaching young learners and gaining knowledge in language learning and acquisition, teaching reading, speaking and listening, handling mixed groups of young learners, developing materials in the classroom and correction and evaluation techniques.
  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months.
  • However, those unable to complete the program within the stipulated time will be given a grace period of 1 year and the student would be required to pay a maintenance bench fee to finish his/her degree within that grace period.
  • The course is conducted on a 100% online mode of learning
  • There are a total of 90 credit hours
  • Online master’s course offers enough flexibility to the candidates that allows them to pursue the program across the globe
  • Complete the entire study program in minimum duration of 12 months and maximum duration of up to 36 months
  • After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension

The Masters in TESOL Online program will benefit individuals willing to pursue a career in teaching English language along with an in-depth knowledge in the field of education which will make you adept at taking responsibilities in areas such as designing 21st century classroom, fostering digital literacy, curriculum development, academic management, educational assessment and evaluation.

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 93,000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 200,000 INR– If Paying in India

  • Refund Policy

    • Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.
    • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
    • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from ACT
    • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
    • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months
  • Candidates willing to enrol requires a recognised graduate degree in any field / equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are also applicable
  • Requires English proficiency with a level of - IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School
  • Knowledge of internet and browsing, MS Word and online research skill is required


  • 1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  • 2. Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  • 1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • 2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • 3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • 4. Instructional Strategies
  • 5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • 6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations Core (20 credits)

  • 1. TESOL – Fundamentals
  • 2. TESOL Methodologies
  • 3. Teaching Business English
  • 4. Teaching English to Young Learners

Capstone Project - Choose 1 Core (30 credits)

  • 1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
  • 2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • 3. Research Paper on a topic related to TESOL – 5000 words

Credit System
Academic Credits System (ACS)
ACT’s Credit Framework

Credit System Bachelor’s Degree Programs (Credits) Master’s Degree Programs (Credits)
Total credits for completion: 120 90
Foundation / General Subjects 30 10
Core Subjects 50 30
Specialization 40 20
Capstone Project 30

* Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Bachelors

* Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Masters

* 1 ACT Credit is = Approx. 15 hrs. of learning

  • Candidates successfully completing our Masters in teaching English as a second language program will be awarded a globally recognised certificate from Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The term ‘Online’ is not mentioned in the degree certificate
  • ACT is registered in the USA (Delaware), United Kingdom (London), The ASEAN Region, Thailand (Bangkok)
  • All ACT learning degrees can be issued and legalized in USA and Thailand
  • Degrees from ACT can be internationally legalized with The Hague Apostille (for Hague signatory countries) or Embassy Legalization (for Hague non-signatory countries)
  • ACT’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • ACT’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of payment method
  • Applications are now open; it takes only 5 minutes to complete. Apply now

Candidates completing the advanced Master of Education in TESOL are eligible to apply for positions of seniority, can venture into new areas of professional activity such as:

  • publishing or content development
  • design professional development training sessions
  • hold advisory roles in teaching EFL/ESL
  • associate with TESOL organizations (national and international levels)

While most aspirants choosing to pursue TESOL careers opt to become educators, but there also are prospects for anyone looking for jobs outside the conventional classrooms.

Available positions include:

  • Director or administrative staff for an English as a second language (ESL) program
  • Developer of English language materials with a private company
  • Academic advisor with an educational institution
  • Government agency adviser
  • Private language arts tutor
  • Administrative or teaching staff at an English language center

In most nations, a TESOL educator requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree to teach in schools. With a Masters in English as a Second Language, there are other career prospects other than teaching in schools which includes:

  • administrative positions
  • research
  • curriculum development
  • working for corporate organizations

TESOL teachers may work with both adults and young learners.

  • Complete Academic Support throughout the course
  • Courses are 100% online accelerated degrees
  • Study materials available online
  • Can connect with experienced tutors
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), an award-winning institution with a strong global presence and 600+ school network in Asia, provides research-led, broad range of courses in Education that prepare globally competent educators and leaders.
  • ACT provides world-class, international higher education curricula in Education led by an Academic Body comprising highly qualified and internationally accomplished educators and industry experts.
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) recognised by UKVI in the UK, a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and the British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) and awarded commendable grades in the area of Learning and Teaching; Course Delivery. Accreditation by ASIC demonstrates ACT’s commitment to being a quality education provider, respected worldwide.
  • ACT's higher education programs are duly validated and certified by The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is affiliated to The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Students successfully completing ACT's cutting-edge international education curricula will receive ACT's certification of completion as well as the Bachelor’s, Masters or Professional Doctorate degree from The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. Read More
  • EIU – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC).
  • EIU-Paris is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance with Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.
  • EIU – Paris holds organizational membership with CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMICS, a U.K. and Wales registered R&D organization whose sole purpose is to enhance the visibility of research themes beyond global approaches and coverage.
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service UK and ACT courses are accredited by the International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE) and endorsed by NCC Education, an Ofqual regulated awarding organization and a global provider of British education.
Nisha Bachhawat

It was an enriching experience and made me wiser. It was easy to follow the course with a formulated course structure. It has enhanced my level of confidence. I am working as a teacher in New York Public School, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Nisha Bachhawat
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Brati Jha

I am knowledgeable, experienced and confident after completion of the training. I am looking forward to more courses from ACT and further enhancement of life and learning. The trainers were nice and have got suggestions and information that were very helpful.

Brati Jha
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Helped in expanding my knowledge and experience the concepts closely through trainers demonstration. wonderful and must for any trainers trainer. the participants were really connected and their skills utilised to add value to the programme.

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Roopali Agashe

The overall teaching experience has been good. Something new for me as I had no teaching background. Will need to identify from the learnings the content which will be relevant for my requirements.

Roopali Agashe
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Nakita Vang

I had a lot of worries at first but the material is easy to understand and the coordinators are so helpful and understanding!

Nakita Vang
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