Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (MA)

Location Offered: 
On-Campus & Online

Master of Arts

The Master's Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)/Applied Linguistics offers a challenging educational experience to help students meet their professional and scholarly goals. The program combines theoretical understanding with practical applications and prepares students for both teaching and non-teaching positions in today's world. Our faculty are nationally and internationally known and are strong scholars and teachers. Generally, the equivalent of two years of full-time study is required to complete the program, and students may choose to undertake either a thesis or non-thesis track.

The Master's Program in TESOL/Modern Languages is also offered and combines coursework in the theory and teaching of language with a concentration on English and another language. This program requires proficiency in the other language and is available on the non-thesis option only.

Areas of Concentration Currently Available

  • TESOL/Applied Linguistics
  • TESOL /Modern Languages in Spanish

Admission Requirements

  • International Application for Admission
  • Official Transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official report of TOEFL score (600/100) or IELTS (7.0)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester: November 1
  • Fall Semester: April 1

Graduate Assistantship Requirements

  • Completed graduate assistantship and/or tuition scholarship applications forms should be sent with all other application documents (www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships) by February 1 of the academic year prior to the one for which the student is applying

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