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Education - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Furman University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
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About

The Master of Arts in Education - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages offered by Furman University is a 36-credit program which helps teachers meet the needs of students who speak limited or no English.

Overview

Primarily for teachers interested in working with culturally diverse students, the Education - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program at Furman University offers research-based strategies that help teachers make necessary modifications in instruction while promoting an inclusive environment. In order to add ESL licensure, the State Department of Education requires a student to have taken a minimum of six-semester hours of a second language, as well as earn a passing score on the appropriate PRAXIS II exam.

NOTE: a second language experience may be met by any one of the following:

  • Six semester hours in courses in a single second language
  • Completion of intensive language training by the Peace Corps, Foreign Service Institute, or Defense Language Institute
  • Placement by the language department of an accredited institution in a course appropriate for the third semester of study or beyond in a foreign language
  • Demonstration of second language proficiency as verified in writing by an official designated by the South Carolina State Department of Education for a language unavailable by an accredited institution

Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts programs are designed primarily for certified teachers. Individuals seeking initial teacher certification will be required to complete undergraduate courses which will not apply toward the master’s degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Measurement in Education 
  • Research in Education 
  • The Culture of Schooling in America 
  • Sociolinguistics for English Language Learners
  • Principles and Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 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.
2.75
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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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).
7.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution in the United States or a teacher education program recognized by the South Carolina Board of Education
  • satisfactorily completed an accredited program of initial teacher certification
  • a graduate admissions application, accompanied by a one-time, non-refundable application fee
  • two professional recommendations and Dispositions Assessment Evaluation by persons familiar with the candidate’s teaching (e.g. principal, assistant principal, immediate supervisor)
  • a copy of their current teaching certificate
  • official transcripts from each higher education institution previously attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50464 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    50464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50464 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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