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Prospective Graduate Students

Graduate Degrees

MA TESOL - Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Peace Corps Master's International

Application Materials


International Student Additional Application Requirements

Minimum Academic Requirements for International Graduate Students
Financial Documentation for International Students
MA TESOL Language Requirements


Financial Aid

Financial aid is distributed by the Financial Aid Office.  MA TESOL students are welcomed to apply for a Teaching Assistantships and/or the Nattinger Endowed Scholarship. Applications are due no later than February 1st of each year.

Information Sessions

Prospective students are invited to attend an information session led by the Department Chair to informally discuss the MA TESOL Program.

Upcoming dates:
  • Friday, October 3rd, 2014
Sessions are held from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in 335B University Center Building (UCB) on the PSU campus located in Portland, Oregon.  For a complete listing of information session dates throughout the 2014/15 school year, please click here: http://www.pdx.edu/linguistics/ma-tesol-info-sessions.

Prospective Student Information

Frequently Asked Questions About Applying to the MA TESOL Program

Prospective Student Advising

Direct general questions about the MA TESOL Program to the Department Administration.
Before starting coursework, advising questions are answered by the Chair of Applied Linguistics. Enrolled graduate students are assigned an advisor based on their interests.

Explore the MA TESOL

List of graduate programs in Applied Linguistics from the American Association for Applied Linguistics.
Tips for Choosing a TESOL Master's Program
from the TESOL International Association.