Masters of Arts in English
The Master of Arts in English is a flexible program designed to prepare students for doctoral-level study or for careers in post-secondary teaching, and to provide secondary teachers with a content-specific program to enhance their credentials.
Masters of Arts in English – TESL Option
Tech’s M.A. in English with Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) option offers graduate students an opportunity to include the four courses prescribed by the Arkansas Department of Education for ESL endorsement within a structured degree program. The English with TESL option can prepare students for doctoral-level study or for careers in post-secondary teaching and the degree can also be used to enhance the credentials of secondary teachers.
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
The Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is a flexible program that includes the courses needed to add an ESL endorsement to an Arkansas teaching license..The program is designed to provide advanced training for teachers, administrators, or other professionals who work with language minority populations.The courses in this program are offered in different locations and in a variety of formats, including online, evenings, and weekends, to accommodate the needs of a broad range of students..
Master of Liberal Arts
Arkansas Tech University is one of about sixty universities nationwide, and the first
university in Arkansas, to offer the Master of Liberal Arts Degree. The MLA Degree
is suited to the student who is interested in graduate study in the liberal arts,
but is not interested in a research degree in a specific liberal arts discipline or
in a graduate degree in a technical area.
M.A. in Spanish
The Master of Arts in Spanish provides graduate-level work in Spanish linguistics and Spanish and Spanish-American literature and culture.
Masters of Education in English Education
The Master of Education in English Education requires 36 semester hours of course work, evenly divided between education and English.