The Department of Literature and Language
currently offers three programs in graduate study. We offer a
Degree in Literature for those interested in teaching English
and literature at the college and university level. If you need
information about the graduate program in English for the ETSU
Department of Literature and Language, please
Shawna Lichtenwalner, our department's Assistant Chair for
We also offer a certificate in
Teaching English to Speakers of Other
Languages, a program intended for those who wish to teach
English abroad or to non-native adult speakers in the United
States. The graduate-level certificate in Teaching English to
Speakers of Other Languagese can be obtained independently or in
conjunction with the MA in English. The TESOL Certificate
requires eighteen credits, nine of which can overlap with the MA
credits; typically, only one extra semester of study is involved.
For specific TESOL Certificate requirements,
contact Dr. Theresa McGarry
the TESOL homepage.
We also offer a graduate certificate in
Health Care Translation and Interpreting.
Those interested in the Health Care Translation and Interpreting
program should contact.