Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Languages, M.Ed.

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Program Requirements

  • Credit Hours: 31
  • Capstone Standards-Based Teaching Portfolio submitted at the conclusion of the program.
  • Fieldwork - 50 hours of field experience.

Language Specific Courses (12 credit hours)

Complete one of the following emphases:

Elective Requirement

Complete 6 additional credit hours from the following:


Certain approved special topics courses from other departments may also count toward the program provided at least 1/3 of the content focuses on LALE.  These courses will vary on a semester by semester basis.  In addition, approved independent study courses may also count toward the program.  See Program Director. 

Capstone Experience

The requirements for the standards-based teaching portfolio are adapted from the Teaching Standards of the National Professional Organizations, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), for our Multilingual Learners candidates, and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), for our Spanish emphasis candidates. The M.Ed. in Languages Executive committee evaluates the teaching portfolio and confirms that the candidate has met expectations for each required dimension.

Transfer Credit Policy

No program specific guidelines. Please refer to the Graduate School’s transfer credit policy.

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