English for Speakers of Other Languages

Program Options


Traditional Masters (M.Ed.)

Graduate Certificate in
TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language)/TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) 

Graduate Certificate in
Adult Education and English Language Teaching


Program Profile


Department of Curriculum
and Teaching

The English for Speakers of Other Languages program prepares individuals for teaching in K-12 settings. The program includes course work in curriculum development and teaching methods, evaluation of teaching and learning, and identification and utilization of technological resources. Graduates are also required to complete an internship which provides practical application related to English for Speakers of Other Languages Education.

Accreditation and Approval

Auburn University holds regional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Auburn University’s College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The master’s program in English for Speakers of Other Languages is approved by the Alabama State Board of Education. In addition, the State of Alabama signs the National Association of State Directors of Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement which facilitates the applications of graduates when they apply for certification in other states.

Program Faculty

Dr. Jamie Harrison

Dr. Jamie Harrison
Assistant Professor and
Program Coordinator
Curriculum & Teaching 334.844.8278

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2013

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