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Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Program Details

Murray State University offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. This program is designed for working professionals who wish to learn more about how other cultures learn the English language.

Requirements

  • An undergraduate major in English or a modern foreign language or approval by the TESOL Advisory Committee
  • At least 12 semester hours in one modern foreign language or demonstrated proficiency at that level (permission may be granted to complete this proficiency during the program; for non--native speakers, language may be English)
  • For non-native speakers of English, a TOEFL score of 20 for each section of the iBT, and IELTS score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0 or a previous degree earned from an accredited U.S. institution or successful completion of Level 6 of the MSU ESL program
  • Students who have a minimum of 18 for each section of the iBT or an IELTS score of 6.0 with no band below 5.5, but meet all other conditions for admittance may be admitted conditionally by the TESOL Advisory Committee

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges