Foreign Language Education M.Ed./M.S.

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Expand your knowledge and deepen your skills in our Foreign Language Education master’s programs. We offer alternative and traditional master’s degrees in Spanish Education and French Education. Earn your master’s degree online or on campus working with excellent and committed faculty members. As a graduate of our M.Ed. program, you’ll be eligible to apply for Alabama Class A professional educator certification. We look forward to meeting you!

Our M.S. non-certification program provides an interdisciplinary graduate-level education for community-based or international educators who do not wish to gain teacher certification/licensure in the United States.

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Alternative M.Ed. Degree

The Alternative M.Ed. degree leads to recommendation for Class A Alabama professional educator certification.

Coursework — 39 hours minimum

  • Teaching field courses — 15 hours
  • Professional studies courses* — 24 hours

*Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisor committee for your plan of study.  This coursework is in addition to the total hours noted above and must be completed prior to Clinical Residency.

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M.Ed. Degree

The M.Ed. degree leads to recommendation for Class A Alabama professional educator certification.

Coursework — 30 hours minimum

  • Teaching field courses — 15 hours
  • Foreign language education courses — 12 hours
  • Advisor-approved courses* — 3 hours

*RSED 6000/6006 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality is required if a survey of special education course was not previously completed

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M.S. Degree

The M.S. degree does not lead to professional educator certification.

Coursework — 30 hours minimum

  • Foreign language education courses — 9 hours
  • Orientation to teaching and learning – 1 hour
  • Advisor-approved instructional design course — 3 hours
  • Electives — 15 hours
  • Capstone in teaching and learning — 2 hours
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Admissions

Prerequisites

  • GPA 2.75
  • Clear Background Check
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Application Deadlines

  • March 15 for Summer Semester admission
  • June 15 for Fall Semester admission
  • October 15 for Spring Semester admission

Application Information

When applying to The Graduate School, you will need to provide the following:

  • All official transcripts
  • GRE score
  • 3 references
  • TOEFL report (for international students)
  • Statement of intent
  • Graduate school application and payment
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Faculty

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Cost & Financial Support

Cost

Financial Support

Assistantships

  • A limited number of assistantships for on-campus students may be available. Contact the program coordinator for more information.