M.A. On Campus

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

24 months
25326 USD/year
25326 USD/year
8982 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) master's degree at West Virginia University will prepare you to teach English as a second language in an English-speaking setting as well as English as a foreign language in countries around the world.


Key facts

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at West Virginia University includes 30 hours of coursework focused on language, linguistics, literature and culture in conjunction with different aspects of teaching English while balancing both the theoretical and practical aspects of TESOL.

The program is intended for students who seek specialized knowledge to pursue an English as a second language teaching career as well as for students who plan to prepare for doctoral studies in applied linguistics.


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Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • American Culture
  • English as a Second Language Methods
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Teaching Foreign Language in College
  • Second Language Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to any of our three M.A. programs, a student is expected to have an undergraduate degree in the desired area of study (or an acceptable related-area) with a GPA of 3.0 (overall as well as within the major). 
  • The student must complete the university admission application, including payment of the required fee and completion of the supplemental departmental application form, which requires a 300-word statement of purpose, an extended writing sample in the language of the area to which the student is applying, and three letters of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4491 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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