Master of Arts in Education with TESOL


Program Overview

The Online Master in Education with TESOL from Asian College Of Teachers promises to develop your thorough knowledge in the field of education and acquaint you with the role of designing a 21st-century classroom, promoting digital literacy, academic management, curriculum development, educational evaluation, and assessment.

This Masters in TEFL online program mainly focuses on and develops your idea about the basics of English language teaching. The teach English online certification program covers the latest methods in teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and furnishes trainees with the required skills to teach lessons effectively.

The TEFL degree online program provides the trainees the necessary experience and the required confidence to apply these new methodologies both inside and outside the classroom and also beyond school. It also keeps its focus on areas like the four basic language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing, language acquisition, lesson planning, need-based language teaching, etc. TESOL is not just about teaching but about knowing your learners and developing a cordial learning atmosphere.

Key points

Relative study of 20th century and 21st-century education
Knowing the complicated process of curriculum designing
Understanding the social and emotional competence of learners
Adapting the contemporary approaches in TESOL
Learning the best practices in lesson planning
Teaching English to adult and young learners
Focus on research and self-study

Master of Arts in Education with TESOL will help learners to:

The online TEFL master’s degree course develops your essential teaching skills and professional knowledge in TESOL and makes you capable of a mark in the field of English language teaching.
Provides you a thorough idea about the fundamentals of TESOL including grammar and phonology, classroom and disaster management, teaching techniques (Language Skills), and lesson planning.
Develops your thorough knowledge of the various TESOL methodologies and approaches to English language teaching to facilitate better teaching practice.
Carry out your research in language learning and teaching in a range of contexts and regard their application in classroom teaching across the globe.
Gain expertise in teaching Business English and need analysis, adult learning approaches, course design, etc.
Instruct young learners and acquire knowledge in language learning and acquisition, speaking and listening, teaching reading, handling mixed groups of young learners, developing materials in the classroom, and correction and evaluation techniques.

Pursuing higher education is one of the best ways to build your career. The teaching English degree programs at ACT have been developed keeping the requirement of adult learners in mind. The program is flexible enough to suit all kinds of timetables. Online learning is slowly becoming a suitable alternative to on-campus study. It provides you the benefit of studying remotely, at a university situated in another country!

We handle the case of every adult learner with a different background and profile individually. Reach us to get your questions answered and then you can apply for admission. Kindly remember ACT does not provide visa and immigration services as all our degree programs can be pursued at home.

Admission to the Master in Education with TESOL is open to students from all disciplines.

Valid Bachelor Degree in any field or Equivalent
Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
Knowledge of Internet and browsing, MS Word and Online Research Skill is expected.

Our entire Master program under the Faculty of Education has four distinct parts:

Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 10 credits and 1 Subject
Part Two – Core Program comes with 30 credits and 6 Subjects
Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 20 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work that comprises 30 credits

To achieve a degree in the program of study a student must do the following:

Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as mentioned in the program specification.
Achieve a score of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject in the Capstone Project.
Complete the whole program in a minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. The student needs to pay a maintenance bench fee after 24 months for additional months of extension.
Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions from expert teachers during the whole program and use that as a Capstone Project to finish a reflective paper.

Foundation (10 credits)

Psychology and Characteristics of Learners

Core (30 credits)

Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
Assessment & Evaluation in Education
Instructional Strategies
Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

TESOL – Fundamentals
TESOL Methodologies
Teaching Business English
Teaching English to Young Learners

Capstone Project (30 credits) - Choose 1

Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
Research Paper – 21st century Teaching – 5000 words.

Candidates successfully completing the 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)


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.
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 Doctoral degree from The European International University, EIU-Paris.
The European International University, EIU-Paris is a private, independent higher education provider.
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.

There are different payment options that you can avail of. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal, or Cash at our Global Centers.

Total fee

2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
1950 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
86,000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
200,000 INR– If Paying in India

All fees are inclusive of tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript. Courier charges applicable for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from the USA. Please contact your admission adviser for more details.

Students of Asian College Of Teachers can avail tuition scholarships and financial help for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted based on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time. Upon request, ACT may offer you: Academic Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Creative Scholarships, and Community Service Scholarship.

Refund Policy

After registering, the students are responsible for opting out of any course they do not want to attend.
If you have enrolled in the program and want to immediately pull out before any access has been granted – you will get a refund of 50% of the tuition fee
No refund will be provided to students who have received course access and have already started with the program from ACT
Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
Processing of Refunds may take up to 3 months.

Career opportunities

After pursuing a Master’s in TESOL, one can apply for various TEFL certified jobs online and also invade new areas of professional roles such as content development, publishing, design professional development training sessions of other teachers and hold advisory roles in teaching EFL/ESL and get associated with TESOL organizations at both national and international levels.

It is quite common for aspirants who pursue TESOL careers to go into teaching but there are also other opportunities that they can look into apart from teaching. Available positions might include:

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

You can find most of the countries hiring a TESOL educator require a minimum bachelor's degree to teach in schools. With this qualification, they can also apply for other positions like curriculum development, administrative positions, research, and working for corporate organizations.