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English Teaching

The University of Montana

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15254 USD/year
15254 USD/year
4452 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The English Teaching program of The University of Montana offers a balance of advanced studies in composition, linguistics, literature, critical theory and pedagogy.

Overview

Graduate students have two options for completing the English Teaching program of The University of Montana:

  • Strand One is designed to extend and enrich the professional development of experienced middle school and high school teachers of English language arts.
  • Strand Two is designed for individuals who have a B.A. in English or related field and who wish to be licensed to teach English at the secondary level (grades 5-12) while they work on the M.A. in English Teaching Option.

With additional coursework, field experiences, and student teaching, individuals may receive secondary english licensure and an M.A. in English. After admission to the M.A. in English (Teaching Option), Graduate students must apply to the Teacher Education Program in Curriculum & Instruction in order to take licensure courses at the graduate level. Strand Twois also appropriate for individuas who wish to learn teaching pedagogy but do not need secondary licensure.

Graduates from the M.A. in English Teaching Option pursue opportunities in secondary education and/or go on to leadership positions in middle and high school English departments and/or curriculum programs. Candidates may apply for admission throughout the year. In a typical year, 7 - 10 students enter the program; rates of acceptance are higher than for the other two programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Teaching Strategies in Young Advanced Lit
  • Advanced Teaching Strategies in Writing & Reading
  • 20th Century Critical Theory
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Structure and History of English for Teachers
  • Creative Drama English Class

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE score are not required
  • Official transcripts
  • CV or resume with a list of any relevant awards, honors or publications
  • Goal Statement: 100-300 word essay describing your personal goals for graduate study
  • An expository writing sample (a critical essay or research paper)
  • Three confidential recommendations
  • A short (100-300 word) essay of personal goals for graduate study
  • An expository writing sample (a critical essay or research paper)
  • Completed TA application (if applying for assistantship)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    4452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4452 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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