Program Details

Master of Arts in TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages).

Emporia, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

The graduate program in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages is designed to serve the increasing need for The graduate program in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages is designed to serve the increasing need for Teaching English as a Second and/or Foreign Language nationally at the college and public school level and internationally in private and public institutions world-wide. This program prepares its graduates to fill many jobs in this area both nationally and internationally. This program is the first of its kind in the state of Kansas.

The program offers 36 hours of in-depth graduate study in the areas of applied linguistics, TESOL Methodology, Language Assessment and Evaluation, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Cross-cultural Communication, TESOL Research Methods, Computer-Assisted Language Learning in TESOL, Composition Theory and Rhetorics, and Literacy/Reading Theory and Practice.

Students who have met the admission requirements, submitted an approved degree plan/advisement form, and completed a minimum of six credit hours of course work in the graduate program will be admitted to degree candidacy.

Additional Program Information

Higher Learning Commission North Central Association
Financial Aid:
The following are admission requirements for MA TESOL degree seeking students: 1) A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. 2) Adequate preparation in the proposed area of specialization (to be determined by the program specialized committee members). 3) A grade point average of not less than 2.75 in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study. 4) International Students must submit a 550 TOEFL score as part of the admissions criteria. 5) Submission of official transcripts from each regionally accredited institution attended. 6) Payment of a non-refundable application fee. 7) Three letters of recommendation written by persons with knowledge of the candidate’s potential for success in graduate school. 8) A one-page essay career goal statement. 9) A copy of an updated resumé 10) Admission Essay Writing (see department advisor for topic)
International Requirements:
For international student admissions, please visit our International Education web site.