SIT’s Master of Arts in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation program gives students the analytical ability, theoretical knowledge, and practical skills to work with groups of people in conflict. Student focus on conflict in relation to development, inter-group relations, youth programs, humanitarian aid, education, or human rights.
SIT has been a leader in the field of TESOL (also referred to as TEFL, TESL, ESL, or ELT) education for more than 40 years. Employers look for teachers who have been trained at SIT.SIT Graduate Institute students SIT’s Master of Arts in TESOL program stresses the practical applications of learning and effective teaching. Learning is balanced in the domains of knowledge, skills, attitude, and awareness in the context of language.
SIT’s online Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is designed to meet the career goals of current teachers seeking a master’s degree in EFL, ESL, ELT, TESL, or TESOL. The program offers SIT’s highly regarded TESOL graduate education — grounded in collaborative, cohort-based experiential learning, and reflective practice — through a remote format. Students complete the majority of coursework online while staying in their current jobs and communities, and come to the Vermont campus for three weeks each summer for intensive face-to-face sessions.