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CELTA + MA - extraneous?

Posted By: Casey <caseyscottanderson@gmail.com>
Date: Sunday, 25 August 2013, at 7:25 a.m.

Hi guys, thanks for reading my message.

I've just finished teaching in Japan for four semesters with Westgate. I'm thinking it's time to try to move to the next level, maybe working directly for a university. It looks like most institutions require a minimum of a master's degree in TESOL or applied linguistics. Until now I've been planning to take the CELTA this year, but now I think I'll try to start a master's program next fall. My questions is, should I go ahead and get the CELTA in the meantime, or is it kind of extraneous to do both? In other words, if I end up getting the MA, does it make doing the CELTA kind of pointless?

I'd appreciate getting some perspective on this. Thanks!

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CELTA + MA - extraneous?
Casey -- Sunday, 25 August 2013, at 7:25 a.m.
Re: CELTA + MA - extraneous?
Tim -- Sunday, 25 August 2013, at 1:09 p.m.
Re: CELTA + MA - extraneous?
nomad soul -- Tuesday, 27 August 2013, at 5:56 a.m.
Re: CELTA + MA - extraneous?
Casey -- Thursday, 29 August 2013, at 2:11 p.m.
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nomad soul -- Friday, 30 August 2013, at 12:06 p.m.
Re: CELTA + MA - extraneous?
Stephen -- Sunday, 25 August 2013, at 12:30 p.m.
Re: CELTA + MA - extraneous?
Tim -- Sunday, 1 September 2013, at 4:10 a.m.
Re: CELTA + MA - extraneous?
Tim -- Sunday, 1 September 2013, at 4:03 p.m.

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