College of Arts and Letters2012-2013
Department of English
Teaching English as a Second Language - Language Teaching, Master of Arts
What Can I Do with a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language - Language Teaching?
To receive a master’s degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject areas, consisting of at least 30 units of graduate-level courses. (Many master’s degree programs require more than 30 units.)
You must additionally complete:
- All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
- All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
- All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.
In addition to University Requirements:
|Minimum Units for Completion||37|
|Additional Admission Requirements||Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.|
|Thesis||Thesis may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.|
|Comprehensive Exam||Comprehensive Exam is required.
|Oral Defense||Oral Defense may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.|
|Research||Individualized research may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.|
- Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
- Take the following 37 units:
- This may include up to 6 units of ENG 699, upon petition to the applied linguistics faculty, for the research, writing, and oral defense of an approved thesis.
- Please note that you may end up taking more than the 6 units of thesis credit you can count toward your degree because you must register for ENG 699 each semester while you are working on your thesis.)
You must also:
- Have your writing skills evaluated during your first year of study; and
- Take a comprehensive exam.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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