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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Murray State University

24 months
Duration
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
375 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The curriculum of the Murray State University Master of Arts Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is based on guidelines developed by TESOL, an international professional organization, and on recognized programs at other institutions.

Overview

Murray State University Master of Arts Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) features instruction and experiences that contribute directly to competencies in linguistics, language pedagogy, assessment, and culture.      

Careers

The MA in TESOL is the recognized teaching degree in English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction, a field that has shown phenomenal growth in recent years. This degree is regularly cited in position announcements for:

  • Community college and university teaching positions in pre-college English programs for international students
  • Industry positions in training programs for non-English speaking employees
  • Positions to teach English in secondary schools and colleges all over the world

The Murray State program collects information about internship and employment opportunities and makes it available to program participants. The credit-bearing internship experience required of all students at the end of the program can in many cases be an actual paid position in the United States or abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • British Literature to 1760 
  • American Literature, 1865 to 1945 
  • British Literature, 1760 to the Present 
  • American Literature to 1865 
  • Rhetorical and Professional Writing
  • History of the English Language 
  • Literature and Philosophy 
  • Poetry and Poetics 
  • Advanced Genre Study in Drama 
  • Advanced Genre Study in Fiction 
  • Survey in African-American Literature
  •  Contemporary Rhetoric and the Written Argument 
  • Shakespeare

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For applicants who live in the United States, we recommend you apply three months before the desired start term.

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.25

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all years of university (with university's grading scale)
  • If transcripts are not written in English, you must also submit certified translations
  • University Degree OR Graduation Certificate
  • If the graduation certificate is not written in English, you must also submit a certified translation
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Copy of Passport for applicant and all dependents
  • Letters of Reference
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Minimum GPA of 2.25 for possible conditional admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    375 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 24 months.

National and Local rates apply to Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Living costs for Murray

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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