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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Master of Arts in Teaching-TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Contact: Dr. Linda Shuford Evans

Office: ECF 440

Phone: (470) 578-2231

Fax: (470) 578-9108


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Admission Requirements for the MAT in TESOL:

  1. Personal Statement-Your personal statement should address the following: 1) Your professional training, interests, needs and concerns; 2) the nature and quality of your professional experiences; 3) specific issues you plan to address during the pursuit of your Master's degree; and 4) why you have chosen a career in teaching English learners.
  2. Interview-A personal, phone or SKYPE interview is required. Candidates will be contacted by the program coordinator to schedule the interview.

* Please note: International Students (Visa and Green Card Holders) Please visit KSU's International Graduate Admissions site for additional requirements.

Program of Study



1Field experience - 40 hours.  Includes multiple performance observations. 2Field experience - Approximately half time for 15 weeks.  Includes multiple performance observations. Will begin during district pre-planning, prior to the start of KSU’s fall semester. 3Field experience - Full-time for 15 weeks.  Includes multiple performance observations and edTPA assessment.

Additional Program Requirements

Candidate must schedule the ESOL GACE Exams (#119 & #120) in late Spring I or early Summer II.  Candidate is required to pass both exams prior to registration for INED 6650. Candidate must pass a content area GACE Exam(s) (e.g., math, science, language arts, English, etc.) prior to completion of the program.  This is a PSC requirement to receive a clear renewable teaching certificate.

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