At Applied Linguistics at Old Dominion University two concentrations are Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Sociolinguistics. Students in the program may also earn a certificate in TESOL and/or use appropriate courses in the program as requirements toward obtaining the Commonwealth of Virginia Endorsement for English as a Second Language.
The M.A. in Applied Linguistics requires 33 credit hours at Old Dominion University, and the passing of an oral comprehensive examination, and the completion of a language requirement (12 credits or the equivalent in a single foreign language; international students may meet the requirement based on English proficiency as measured by the TOEFL). No more than 12 hours may be taken on the 500 level. Courses taken PASS/FAIL are not included in the 33 credit hours.
- General Linguistics
- Methods and Materials in TESOL
- Practicum in TESOL
- First and Second Language Acquisition
- English Grammar
- Southern and African American English
- History of the English Language
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- StartingApply anytime.
For financial assistance, please complete the financial assistance application by March 15th for Fall semester and October 1st for Spring semester.
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Application and fee
Equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree
All prior College/University transcripts and Diploma
Demonstrated English Language Proficiency
Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only)
Passport identification page, if avaliable
Requirements & deadlines vary by program
International41820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
National41820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1394 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State17130 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 571 USD per credit during 12 months.
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