M.A. in Teaching ESL

Requirements for Completion of M.A. Degree

You have seven years to complete the degree. In addition to coursework, as a candidate for a Master’s     Degree you must comply with one of three exit requirements: pass a comprehensive written examination, carry out a four-credit research project, or take a three-credit integrative seminar. The comprehensive exam is composed of both general and specific questions pertaining to the concentration. It is administered once a semester, no later than the 12th week of classes. The minimum passing grade is 75% and the exam may be taken up to three times. The research project is done under the supervision of a faculty member. Any student who is interested in this option must obtain the approval of the Program Coordinator and of a faculty member willing to work with the student.