This program is a launching pad for the English Language Teaching professionals and Edupreneurs with English literature and linguistics-based at undergraduate degree but little or no teaching experience.This program is one of thirteen Master Programs at Universitas Ahmad Dahlan.It was established in 2005 as stated in the Minister of Education decree (Dikti) No 1993/D/T/2005. In Indonesia, it was awarded the National Accreditation at the level of A as indicated by the National Accreditation Board decision letter SK BAN-PT No. 4872/SK/BAN PT/Akred/M/XII/2017
It is located at Kampus 2 UAD Jl. Pramuka No.42, Pandeyan, Umbulharjo, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta. From 2006-2010 it was managed under the leadership of the late Prof. Dr. Bustami Subhan, M.S; 2010-2014 it was lead by Drs, Surono, M.Hum; 2014-2019 by Dr. R.A. Noer Doddy Irmawati, M.Hum; and from 2019-now it is lead by Associate Prof.Drs. Akmal, M.Hum. M.Sc., Ph.D.