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Duquesne University

Program in English as a Second Language

Pittsburgh, PA

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Duquesne University

Overview

Duquesne University / Program in English as a Second Language is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
30
Accepted
6
Enrolled
100%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline January 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bilingual language acquisition; social factors that affect language acquisition; teaching and interaction with English language learners in electronic classrooms; identity and motivation in second language acquisition; second-language teacher education with focus on teacher identity, beliefs, and dispositions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Laura Mahalingappa
Associate Professor and Director
Email: mahalingappa1@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-6111
Fax: 412-396-1997