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TESOL | Master's Program

MA in TESOL Program

Admission to the Program

University requirements for admission include a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate work; and for international students whose first language is not English, a TOEFL score of 600 (or 100 on the internet based test), a minimum score of 68 on the Pearson Test of English, or a minimum IELTS score of 7.

In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, all applicants to the master’s program need to submit satisfactory Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, and two letters of academic reference. It is also strongly recommended that native speakers of English have some background in at least one other language.

Part-time as well as full-time students are welcome in the program.

Please note that this program is not designed for K–12 ESOL licensure. K-12 public school licensure (or certification) in ESOL is available through the MAT in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

Apply online or visit the Graduate Admissions website for additional information.

Application Deadline

The College of Arts and Sciences uses a rolling admissions process, though to be considered for a merit award applications must be received by February 1.

Graduate Admissions Website