Framingham State campus

The Master of Education with a concentration in The Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL) is designed for teachers interested in fostering academic success for learners whose language is not English. It takes into consideration the needs of the new immersion classroom and provides instructors with the theoretical and practical knowledge to promote effective teaching of English language skills and sheltered content areas. The degree leads to an Initial License in English as a Second Language (PreK-6 or 5-12). (Initial Teacher License Requirements are listed under the Degree Requirements link for this program).

Coordinator and Advisor: Dr. Marguerite Mahler, World Languages


  1. Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
  2. Refer to appropriate catalog for Degree Requirements for prior years.

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220