The mission of the USC Rossier School of Education (pronounced “ross-EAR”) is to prepare leaders to achieve educational equity through practice, research and policy. We work to improve learning opportunities and outcomes in urban settings and to address disparities that affect historically marginalized groups. We teach our students to value and respect the cultural context of the communities in which they work and to interrogate the systems of power that shape policies and practices. Through innovative thinking and research, we strive to solve the most intractable educational problems.

The USC Rossier School of Education is part of the University of Southern California, one of the world’s leading private research universities. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, USC offers students a rich urban environment in which to learn, as well as many international opportunities for research and study. At USC, students come from all 50 states and 110 countries, including more than 5,000 international students each academic year.

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Teach English as a second language. Earn your online Master of Arts in Teaching – TESOL and California credential online with USC Rossier. ... [+]

Earn a MAT – TESOL online from USC Rossier

The USC Rossier School of Education offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching–Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages graduate program, which prepares educators with TESOL training to become English language teaching specialists in a variety of settings. Through a blend of live, online classes and real-world experiences, these programs prepare aspiring teachers, experienced educators and organizational leaders to facilitate innovative learning in classrooms and educational environments around the world.

"Although I was a little apprehensive of an online program at first, I realized that USC Rossier offered me a lot of flexibility while also offering strong academics and a fieldwork component. I've come to realize that it was one of the best academic decisions I have made." – Sarah Tomlinson, MAT-TESOL Graduate... [-]

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