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Master of Science in Education in TESOL

The Department of Linguistics and Communication Disorders offers degrees for the Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology; the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics; and the Master of Science in Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The department also offers an Advanced Certificate in English Language Teaching and a Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate in TESOL.

Admissions at a Glance
Fall Deadline June 15
Spring Deadline November 15
Extended Deadline None
Letters of Reference 3
Essay 500 Words
PTE 68
Accepts Non-Matric Yes

Requirements for Matriculation

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.

  1. Completion of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  2. In your essay, please describe an experience you have had that has encouraged you to become a teacher of English as a Second language and explain how that influenced your decision
  3. An interview may be requested

The credentials of each applicant will be examined by the Linguistics Graduate Admissions Committee. The number of applicants approved for matriculation is limited by available resources; therefore, applicants who otherwise meet minimum requirements for matriculation may not necessarily be admitted.

Requirements for Non-Matriculation

Students are to follow the college’s requirements for non-matriculation​.