Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Master of Arts in Teaching English Admissions

A. Application essay. 

B. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores. The verbal score should be near 600 (former GRE scoring system) or 160 (new GRE scoring system); test scores can be no more than 5 years old.

C. A bachelor’s  degree with an academic major in English (Those without an undergraduate major in English should pursue a "second bachelor's" degree in English.) The transcript must reflect a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA as well as a 3.0 minimum GPA in the English studies.

D. One year of college-level study of a foreign language with a grade of “C” or better (this may include American Sign Language)

E. Three letters of recommendation, preferably from English professors (one from a secondary teacher is optional)

F. In those cases where the departmental admissions committee deems it desirable, personal interviews with departmental representatives may be necessary.