M.A. On Campus

Teaching of English (English)

12 months
1387 USD/credit 41610 USD/year
1387 USD/credit 41610 USD/year
551 USD/credit 16530 USD/year
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This Teaching of English (English) MA program offered at Old Dominion University provides students with an opportunity to delve more deeply into the fields of literature, composition, and linguistics while developing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to implement equity pedagogy in the secondary and post-secondary English class.


Program Highlights

What makes Teaching of English at ODU unique?

  • Invites participants in the Teaching of English (English) MA program offered at Old Dominion University to strengthen their disciplinary understandings, pursuing graduate-level coursework in literature, linguistics, and rhetoric and composition 
  • Allows participants in the program to select methods courses that will most support them in their growth as teachers of English (These courses include Pedagogy and Instructional Design; Teaching Literature; Teaching Composition, Grades 6-12; Teaching College Composition; Methods and Materials in TESOL; Creative Writing Pedagogy etc.)
  • Includes field experiences in schools as well as in university and community programs that aim to empower readers and writers 
  • Provides opportunities for participants in the program to learn to write as teachers of English through designing lessons and units as well as crafting blog posts, essays, and articles that propose innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the English class 
  • Prepares participants in the program to share their ideas about teaching and learning in the English class at local and national conferences that support secondary and post-secondary English teachers in their growth as practitioners and researchers of English education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Travel Literature
  • History of the English Language
  • English Grammar
  • Southern and African American English
  • American English
  • New Literatures in English

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree
  • Application and $50 fee.
  • All prior Secondary/High School or College/University. 
  • Transcripts along with Diploma or Leaving Certificate.
  • Demonstrated English Language Proficiency.
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only).
  • Passport identification.
  • Essay/Personal Statement/Resume.
  • Letters of Recommendation.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1387 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1387 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 551 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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


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