Master of Arts in Spanish with an optional Concentration in TEFL
Ohio University Department of Modern Languages in cooperation with the University of Seville
The Department of Modern Languages at Ohio University has established a three year Spanish Master's program with TEFL certification in conjunction with the English Language Department at the University of Seville in Seville, Spain. This unique opportunity, which includes a one-year exchange opportunity with the Universidad de Seville, will be available to one student per year beginning in the 2009-2010 academic year.
Exchange Program Dates
October – June of the student's second year.
To apply, students need to complete the application for the Spanish Master's program available here. They must clearly indicate in their statement of interest that they are applying to the "Three Year Master's Program in Spanish with a concentration in TEFL".
Early March annually
In addition to meeting the admission requirements for the Spanish Master's program, applicants to the Seville program must posses:
The student will work toward requirements for the Master's Program in Spanish on the Ohio University, Athens campus.
The student will spent October— June in Spain at the Universidad de Seville. S/he will work toward completing requirements for TEFL certification and gain practical language instruction experience by serving as a language assistant for 12 hours per week. The student may need to return to Athens and take summer courses in order to fulfill all Ohio University TEFL requirements.
The student will return to Ohio to complete the remaining requirements for their Master's in Spanish degree.
Graduates of the program will receive a Master of Arts in Spanish and a TEFL certification issued by Ohio University.
Official transcripts for the oneyear exchange will be issued by the Universidad de Seville.
The student will be working towards the requirement for the TEFL certificate. S/he can select from any of the courses offered by the Department of English and Linguistics including courses in translation and language teaching.
Gain practical language instruction experience
In addition to taking TEFL courses abroad, the student will gain valuable language instruction experience by serving in one of two capacities.
Students will contribute 12 hours per week in exchange for a monthly stipend of €700.
Activities and Responsibilities of the Language Assistants from Ohio University at the Universidad de SevillaSCHEDULE:
Ohio University students will enjoy all of the services and privileges of University of Seville students.
For more information, please contact:
Yamada International House, 56 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 (740) 593-1840