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Teaching English as Second Language-M.A.

COLLEGE: College of Arts and Sciences

DEPARTMENT: Department of English
113 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2676
E-mail: english@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/english
DESCRIPTION: The Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language trains students to teach effectively while drawing on a solid theoretical foundation. Students gain relevant experience through supervised practicums and have the opportunity to teach in a variety of English-as-a-second/foreign-language contexts. Graduates are prepared for national literacy and adult education programs and international teaching positions.

Teaching English as a Second Language–TESL Education trains students to teach effectively while drawing on a solid theoretical foundation. Students gain relevant experience through supervised practicums and have the opportunity to teach in a variety of English-as-a-second/foreign-language contexts. Graduates are prepared for national literacy and adult education programs and international teaching positions.

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS:
Official transcript(s), GRE (general test) or TOEFL, three letters of recommendation and a 1-2 page statement of purpose.

GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS:
The M.A. TESL degree requires 36 credits of coursework and students complete a capstone project with options of a 1) thesis, or 2) portfolio or exams.

THESIS
Students must complete a capstone project with options of a 1) thesis, or 2) portfolio or exams.
PROGRAM FEE: None
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