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English, M.Sc.

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About

About

This 32-credit English program from Bemidji State University is intended for certified teachers who wish to further develop their knowledge of literature and writing while at the same time enhancing their skills in teaching English. It is especially suitable for students who want to teach in secondary or middle schools and may also be useful to those who wish to teach in community colleges. It is open to students with an undergraduate major in English, a liberal arts background or a teacher education degree.

For complete current program requirements, please go to the current catalog; select Graduate Programs located on the right side.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition
  • Technical Writing
  • Argument and Exposition
  • Intro Creative Wrtg
  • American Lit to 1865
  • British Lit to 1800
  • Myth
  • Writing Fiction 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate Application for Admission 
  • $20 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Overall undergraduate GPA: 2.75
  • A copy of current teaching license (if applicable)
  • Three letters of recommendation. If you are applying for a graduate assistantship, ask the recommender to comment on your potential as a classroom teacher
  • Letter of application 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Bemidji

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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