English as a Second Language Degree and Programs
With the expansion of English as the international language of choice for business, politics, and entertainment, the market for ESL (English as a Second Language) educators has been growing. As an ESL professional, you could teach abroad or at home. Private and public schools from preschool through grad school, in the U.S. and abroad, seek ESL teachers to ensure their students are fluent in one of the world's dominant languages. There are also opportunities in curriculum development, writing books, creating tests, and developing software.
ESL Teacher Training
Most employers traditionally require a bachelor's degree as well as a certificate in the teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). A master's degree in education or ESL can improve your job prospects and salary.