To qualify for the Master of Science degree program in TESOL, an applicant must have completed three credits of study in a second language (non-native speakers of English may use English to satisfy this requirement). Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionallly accredited institute of higher education and have a GPA of 3.00 on a four-point scale both in overall undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate course work. An applicant who does not meet all of the requirements satisfactorily may be admitted conditionally at the discretion of the department, with a cumulative GPA between 2.40 and 2.99.
Applicants must submit the following to the Graduate Admissions Office:
• Graduate Application Form;
• Official undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate transcripts from every institution attended except CCSU; and
• Application fee.
To the English Department (Attn. TESOL Coordinator), at the same time that application materials are submitted to the Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office:
• Letter of application detailing reasons for wishing to pursue graduate study in TESOL and career plans and goals in TESOL
• Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant's academic or professional work
No applications will be considered until all materials have been received. Applications will be evaluated by the department on an ongoing basis.
Before degree candidates register for course work they should read the program brochure and consult with their assigned advisors at the start of their programs. Additional information may be obtained from the advisor and in this catalog under General Information.