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TESOL MAT - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a Concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The M.A.T. with a concentration in TESOL program is designed for individuals who have earned a bachelor's degree in a liberal arts discipline closely associated with a teaching area (e.g., biology, history, mathematics, psychology, chemistry, English, etc. but not business administration, nursing, engineering, etc.) and want to complete teacher licensure. 

The degree requires:

GPSYC 160:  Human Development Across the Life Span

ENG 308:  Introduction to Linguistics

EDUC 300:  Foundations of American Education

READ 366/566:  Early Literacy Development and Acquisition

with a 1 credit practicum, foreign language proficiency (6 credits at intermediate level) and 39 graduate hours of TESOL course work. 

Applicants' undergraduate transcripts are reviewed to identify necessary prerequisite coursework and to verify content knowledge requirements.

Application for the M.A.T. with a Concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Initial Licensure Program is a three-step process. 


CONTACT INFORMATION
Program Coordinator:
Dr. Stephanie Wasta
wastasa@jmu.edu540.568.5210 (office)
540.568.2589 (fax)
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TESOL PB MAT STEPS TO APPLY
TESOL PB MAT COURSE SEQUENCE