College of Arts and Sciences
Applied Linguistics with a concentration in TESOL
Athens, OH 45701
Master of Arts in Linguistics with a specialization in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
The 6-quarter M.A. program offers an optimal balance of theory and practice. Internships and practicum opportunities are available in the Department (in the Ohio Program of Intensive English). A thesis is optional but an original research paper is required for graduation. The ratio of American and international students is approximately 50 - 50.
Teaching assistantships in ESL, introductory linguistics courses, and non-Western languages (Chinese, Indonesian/Malaysian, Japanese, Swahili and others), non-teaching graduate assistantships, and tuition scholarships are available.
Accreditation:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.
Locale: Fringe Rural Area
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