Asian Languages and Literature AB (Japanese)/TESOL and World Language Education MAT (TESOL)

This program is ideal for a student looking to teach TESOL in Georgia P-12 public schools. We offer a range of courses and electives to accommodate your needs and interests. This program fulfills requirements for the master's degree and T-5 certification.

Admission to Program

A minimum of 3.2 GPA is required and a grade of B or higher is required in SPED 2000. This program allows students to begin pathway courses in the fall semester of their final year of undergraduate coursework.


Graduate-level courses that may be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate program requirements.

LLED 7040E
LLED 7730E
LLED 7630E
6000-level CMLT course

Additional requirements that are unique to this Double Dawgs program:

Students must select Japanese language courses (JPNS) in Asian Languages and Literature AB to complete this program of study with the Area of Emphasis in Japanese.

Admission to Graduate Program

Applicants are required to submit either the GRE or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) and TOEFl/IELTS (international applicants only). While completing your graduate school application, please include the following:
1. Current Resume/CV
2. GRE or MAT scores
3. Statement of Purpose
4. Three Letters of Recommendation

Program Advisor

Undergraduate Major Information

  • Major: Asian Languages and Literature A.B.
  • Department/College: Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies

Advising Contact

  • Name: Ari Lieberman
  • Email:
  • Phone: 706-542-6649
  • Address: 232 Joseph Brown Hall

Graduate Major Information

  • Major: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages M.A.T.
  • Department/College: Language and Literacy Education

Advising Contact