Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The TESOL program accepts applications on a rolling basis. Completed applications should be received at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester in which the student intends to enroll.

Program Begins
Fall, Spring, Summer
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

Test Requirements

GRE General Test or Miller's Analogy Test is required for all students who do not meet the following condition: an undergraduate GPA of 3.0

Required Electronically
  • Application
  • Application fee

Transcripts of all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level. 
Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.

Required by Program
  • Two-three page essay: describe relevant work, life experiences, and professional goals related to TESOL and assisting English language learners
  • Two professional references
  • Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Professional Resume

 

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