Please note: The dual master’s degree is on hiatus and will not accept applications until further notice.
In collaboration with Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California (USC)
Next on campus program start date: September 2, 2020
The dual degree pathway combines the expertise of top-ranked universities Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and University of Southern California to prepare you to become a uniquely qualified language professional. You will learn from leading faculty with robust multilingual and multicultural backgrounds while experiencing first-hand the culture of two world-class cities.
Upon completing all the requirements of the dual master’s degree program, you will earn two master’s degrees, one conferred by each university.
- At the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, you will complete a Master of Arts in International Language Education (MAILE) degree with a concentration in either Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (TCSL) or Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).
- At the USC Rossier School of Education you will complete a Master of Arts in Teaching—Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT—TESOL) degree with an option to pursue a California Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential in English Language Development or World Languages.