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Master of Arts
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Specialization in

Teaching of English as a Second Language
(TESL)

Admission Requirements Master of Arts

3 letters of recommendation with waiver forms and
3-5 page statement of purpose, two years of foreign language

Admission Requirements Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

a one-page statement of purpose, a writing sample, and three letters of reference accompanied by waiver forms

Additional Application from Department or School? no

Application Deadline

Spring 2014 - 12/13/13
Summer 2014 – 4/25/14
Fall 2014 – 7/18/14

Spring 2015 - 12/12/14
Summer 2015 - 4/24/15
Fall 2015 - 7/24/15

Exit Requirements Master of Arts

Thesis: 30 semester hours and oral exam
non-thesis, 30 semester hours and written exam

Exit Requirements Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

Teaching of English as a Second Language: 18 semester hours

Catalog Description
Department of English Language and Literature
Contact the Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director
English
Department of English
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville IL 62026-1431
(618) 650-2060