PHDSTUDIES

3 PhD Programs in TESOL

A PhD is a globally recognized postgraduate academic degree awarded by higher education institutions and universities to scholars submitting a dissertation based on original and extensive research in a chosen field. Students aspiring to this level work with a mentor to develop a research project on a given subject.

What is a PhD in TESOL? The program is ideal for practicing educators to learn more about researching and applying education theory in the profession of teaching English to speakers of other languages. It is designed to prepare higher education supervisors, ESL teachers, researchers, teacher educators, curriculum developers and administrators for careers in an evolving industry. Program focus includes applied ESL and EFL research, curriculum and materials development, teacher training, integration of technology in ESL, TESOL methodology and theory, and psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and cultural factors of second language acquisition.

The benefits of a TESOL doctorate include acquiring the ability to evaluate research, developing a deeper understanding of the role of linguistics, and promoting the impact of cultural and social factors in teaching a second language.

Costs for the PhD program vary among institutions. Students interested in enrolling in a TESOL doctorate should research the various programs available and request cost expectations from individual schools.

Graduates earning a TESOL doctorate can expect to find a variety of different career opportunities in higher education. However, there are many other occupations for students to explore. These include admissions specialist, center executive director, academic manager, admissions manager, professional development superintendent, language specialist, and policy and communications administrator. Others may consider academic advising, tutoring, or writing and editing textbooks or program curriculum.

Because of the high demand for TESOL PhD programs, many international options are available. Distance learning platforms are flexible and convenient for today’s busy professionals. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

3 Results in TESOL Filter

PhD in TESOL Research

University of Stirling
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36&nbsp;-&nbsp;96 months
English
Campus

This PhD course is entirely dedicated to TESOL Research. This doctorate will be of interest to those who have a background in languages, linguistics, applied linguistics, or a ...

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Online Doctor of Education in TESOL (Ed.D.)

Anaheim University Online
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;4 years
English
Online

Earn your accredited Doctor of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Ed.D. in TESOL) online while studying face-to-face with Anaheim University's globa ...

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PhD in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

University of Tehran, Kish International Campus
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Part-time
English
Campus

Ph.D. program in TEFL is designed for those students who are willing to advance their Pedagogical Knowledge in English Language Teaching, research methodologies, intercultural ...

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