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How do I get more information?
For more information regarding the MAT in TESOL, please contact Dr. Jayoung Choi, the program coordinator, at email@example.com.
When and how will I know if I am accepted?
Review of applications takes several weeks and begins after the application deadline has been reached. You will receive an email from the graduate school notifying you of your acceptance. In that email you will also receive information about proving your US citizenship, orientation detail and registration instructions. After this, a formal letter will be sent to your home address detailing your acceptance as well.
I have successfully completed a related course at another institution, will the credit hours apply toward this program?
You are able to transfer up to 9 credit hours of course work based upon review and approval by the program coordinator. This coursework cannot be older than 5 years.
Is there an opportunity to receive financial aid?
To determine if you are eligible for financial aid, please visit http://graduate.kennesaw.edu/admissions/apply/online-application.php for information relating to options available for graduate students. Since TESOL is a critical shortage area, you may also be interested in learning more about the TEACH grants. Please contact Donna Tuitt, KSU Graduate Financial Aid Coordinator, at 678-797-2044 for more information.
How long is the expected program completion?
Students complete the 39 credit hours of course work over a period of approximately 4-7 semesters (including courses in the summer). The final two semesters include intensive field placements within schools.
Are classes offered at convenient times?
Currently, all courses are offered online. When courses are offered F2F, various late afternoon and evening courses are offered in order to better suit our candidates' schedules.
How much is the cost of tuition?
Information regarding current tuition and fees can be found by visiting http://fiscalservices.kennesaw.edu/bursar/tuition-fees/tuition-fees.php.
What is the average course load per semester?
Each semester consists of two to three courses, while candidates could decide to take more or fewer courses each semester depending on their goals and needs.
Is the GRE required?
If my undergraduate major was not in education, am I eligible for this program?
If your undergraduate degree was in a field other than education you are still be eligible to apply for the MAT program.
Is a teaching certificate required for admission?
No, you do need a valid teaching certificate in order to be accepted in to the program.