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College
College of Arts and Sciences

Department
Department of English

113 Satterfield Hall
E-mail: english@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2676
Fax: 330-672-3152
Web: http://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); domestic applicants submit the GRE (general test) and international applicants submit the 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/ Dissertation

Students must complete a capstone project with options of a 1) thesis, or 2) portfolio or exams.