• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Key Features

Some of the opportunities our majors enjoy include learning abroad, international English honor societies, editing experience, internships in a variety of writing and communication fields, paid teaching internships, paid writing-tutor training and experience, travel to academic conferences and workshops, writing retreats at the SUU Mountain Center, and creative readings at the Southern Utah Museum of Art. 

These experiences, paired with small class sizes and individual faculty mentorship, help our majors develop skills in high demand by a range of employers and graduate programs, such as critical and creative thinking, problem-solving, project management and teamwork, literary analysis, technical and design skills, information literacy, teaching and instruction, and cross-disciplinary research skills. Furthermore, majors of the English - Education program from Southern Utah University can supplement their degree with a number of minors or certificates, including entrepreneurship, history, information systems, film studies, and graphic design among others.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching Grammar 
  • Methods of Teaching Writing 
  • American Literature 
  • British Literature 
  • Young Adult Literature for Educators
  • Methods of Teaching English

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

    Start practicing IELTS today!

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application - pay required $60 application fee (U.S. currency only), $35 for returning students
    • English Proficiency - Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose first language is not English
    • Transcripts - Official transcripts (record of courses taken and grades received) from each high school, college, and university attended must be submitted
    • Passport - Please provide a copy of the photo page of your passport
    • Finances - International students are required to demonstrate that funds are available for the first year of study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20822 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10411 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19822 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9911 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3003 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cedar City

  • 870 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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