M.A.-Foreign Languages (French, Spanish, German); ;M.Ed.-Foreign Languages (French, Spanish, German)
The Department of Foreign Languages offers graduate degree programs in French, German, and Spanish. Students have the option to pursue the master of arts degree or the master of education degree in the respective language area. The M.A. is a thirty-three (33) semester hour program emphasizing literature and culture. The M.Ed. is a thirty-three (33) semester hour program designed for teachers of the language. Qualified students are also able to pursue course work toward teaching certification in each language. In French and in German, all graduate course work is offered through the intensive Summer Language Institutes. Spanish offers at least one graduate course per semester in addition to the summer offerings.
Teacher Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the University is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
A bachelor’s degree and at least 24 undergraduate credits in the appropriate language area are required. Applicants must meet established University criteria of Advanced Low level on ACTFL test: Oral Proficiency Interview and Writing Proficiency Test.
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Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
$531.50 (PA Resident), $749.50 (Non-Resident) USD
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Public
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 5,000 - 9,999