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Teaching English, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Combining the advanced study of traditional and new and multimodal literacies with furthering their knowledge of literature, composition, and rhetoric in a Borderlands setting, M.A.T. students enhance their effectiveness as educators in diverse environments.

As a Master’s degree in English, the M.A.T. is a credential for teaching at the community college level and beyond, and teachers with the M.A.T. degree meet the qualifications to teach Dual-Credit courses in area high schools.

The M.A.T. degree is also excellent preparation for doctoral degree programs in Rhetoric and Composition or Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to English Education
  • Literature for Youth
  • English Education in the Borderlands
  • New and Multimodal Literacies
  • Integrated Teaching Methods
  • English Teaching Methods
  • Special Topics in English Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®

Academic Requirements

Applications should be submitted online at the UTEP Graduate School website. You may apply beforeearning your Bachelor’s degree. You will need to submit:
  • official transcripts,
  • 3 letters of recommendation,
  • a purpose statement,
  • a writing sample.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    914 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 914 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    403 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 403 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for El Paso

  • 888 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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