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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)  Master's

Overview

What is Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at WVU like?

Description

The M.A. program in TESOL prepares teachers to teach English as a second language in an English-speaking setting as well as English as a foreign language in countries around the world. The program includes 30 hours of coursework focusing on language, linguistics, literature and culture in conjunction with different aspects of teaching English, while balancing both the theoretical and practical aspects of TESOL.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: February 1
Spring: October 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Essay/Writing Sample

Additional application considerations:

  • For more detailed information on what is required in a personal statement or writing sample, please visit the outlined instructions here.

Certain application requirements may be waived based on a preliminary review of an application by program

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