Indiana State University

College of Arts & Sciences

Language, Literature and Linguistics (MA)

Address:

n/a

College of Education

Terre Haute, IN 47809

United States

Phone:

1-812-237-2459

Fax:

1-812-237-4378

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate in TESL/TEFL, M.A.-Master of Arts in Language, Literature and Linguistics, Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum and Instruction

Format: Campus

Program Description:

GENERAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics offers a flexible program in which a student may a combination of linguistics, TESL/TEFL, and Spanish. With extra coursework and one year of teaching experience, this Master's can lead to Indiana licensure in English as a New Language (ENL) or Spanish. The department also offers a 12 semester hour graduate certificate in teaching English as a second language/teaching English as a foreign language. This is not a degree program. Certificate (in TEFL or TESL) is an internationally recognized term, and many employers in other countries require a certificate of teachers who don’t hold a master’s degree. The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics and the College of Education cooperate to offer a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in language education for students specializing in the research and practice of second language teaching and teacher education.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

International applications must submit the Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), with a minimum score of 550 of the regular paper-based examination, a 213 on the computer-based examination, or 80 on the iBT version. It should be noted that international applicants from English-speaking countries or former British colonies may be exempted from the above TOEFL requirements. Please see the School of Graduate Studies Page to view a detailed listing of Exempt Countries. The information below also comes from that site and is superseded by any updates to that site:

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 32

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: A range of lending agencies offer loans to qualified students. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA).

Locale: Small City

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