The M.A. in TESOL program at LCC International University is geared toward a wide audience. It is designed for those who are willing to deepen their knowledge of applied linguistics as well as those who want a thorough knowledge of foreign language teaching methods and their practical application in international contexts. In particular, the program is designed for:
The LCC program has distinctive organizational and academic features:
This program utilizes a mixed model of distance learning, where online studies are combined with intensive summer sessions on campus in Klaipeda, Lithuania. A significant part of studying is carried out online, which allows LCC to employ professors of the highest qualifications from around the world. However, every semester starts or finishes with an intensive on-campus session.
The Republic of Lithuania recognizes LCC as a Bachelor's and Master's Degrees granting university. See full list of all accredited institutions in Lithuania (check the list of non-state higher education institutions for more details). Please see the License of Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania for LCC International University to implement higher education university B.A. and M.A. level studies.
As a part of the Lithuanian higher education system, LCC completed an external evaluation process in 2013. This review process included an institutional self-report and a site visit by an international group of experts. The accreditation decision was accompanied by a set of recommendations, which LCC is addressing in this Action Plan.
SEMESTER I (June – December)
SEMESTER II (January – June)
SEMESTER III (June – December)
SEMESTER IV (January – June)
In particular, the program is designed for:
David Broersma, Associate Professor, TESOLPhD - Educational Psychology, Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA - Teaching English as a Second Language, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA - Secondary English Education, Purdue University
Marguerite Courtright, Associate Professor, TESOLPh.D. – Education, University of Illinois
M.A. – TESOL, University of Illinois
B.A. – English, Miami University
Jeanie Cozens, Associate Professor, TESOLPhD – Curriculum & Instruction: ESL/Literacy, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
MA – Elementary Education, Arkansas Tech University
BA – Elementary Education, Arkansas Tech University
Doreen Ewert, Associate Professor, TESOLPhD – Linguistics, Program in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, Indiana University
MA – TESOL and Applied Linguistics, Indiana University
MA – English Literature, University of Notre Dame
BA – English and History, Fresno Pacific College
Robin Gingerich, Associate Professor, TESOLPhD – Curriculum and Instruction, University of Iowa
MA – Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, University of Texas at San Antonio
BA – English Education, Goshen College
Irena Kuzborska, Associate Professor, TESOLPhD – Applied Linguistics, University of Essex
MA – English Language Teaching, University of Essex
MA – English Language, Vytautas University
BA – English Language and Literature, Vytautas University
Marlene Wall, Associate Professor, TESOL PhD - Curriculum and Instruction, Kansas State UniversityMA - English as a Foreign Language (Applied Linguistics), Southern Illinois University
BA - English/Secondary Education, Tabor College
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
The M.A. in TESOL program at LCC International University is geared toward a wide audience.
It is designed for those who are interested in deepening their knowledge of applied linguistics as well as those who want a thorough knowledge of foreign language teaching methods and their practical application in international contexts. In particular, the program is designed for:
The student must have no less than a Bachelors degree. Academic qualifications should include:
Prerequisites may be acquired by attending on-campus courses at LCC International University in Klaipeda. The minimum average GPA (Grade Point Average) of incoming students is 7/10 in a previous degree (on the Lithuanian scale).
The applicant must achieve a satisfactory score in the iBT TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language in Advanced System), unless his/her native language is English or he/she has graduated from a university where English is the language of instruction. Students, who have taken any of the tests mentioned above, must submit an official transcript of the test scores with their application materials.
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