Dec 07, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foreign Language Education, M.Ed.

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Degree Information

Priority Admission Application Deadlines:

Minimum Total Hours: 33
Level: Masters
CIP Code: 13.1306
Dept. Code: EDI
Major/College Codes: FME ED
Approved 2019

Contact Information

College: Education
Department: Teaching and Learning

Contact Information:

Intended for experienced/certified educators (broadly defined to include not only teachers but all those working in educational agencies, educational publishing, supervision and administration, technology agencies, and so forth) as well as individuals, who hold an undergraduate degree in some field relevant to the area of specialization, interested in advanced study of education but who are not seeking teacher certification. The aim is to provide advanced preparation for professional educators who are willing to apply what they learn to the creation, implementation, and evaluation of effective instructional programs.  Accredited by NCATE.


Accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the Department of Education.
Admission Information

Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.  For admission to a Master of Arts in Teaching degree program, the student must demonstrate mastery of general knowledge by one of the following:

  • An earned graduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.50
  • Two Letters of recommendation (1 personal and 1 professional) stating the ability of the student to complete graduate studies.
  • Concept Paper or goal statement
  • Evidence of a second language proficiency as demonstrated by evidence of 30 credit hours in foreign language coursework or interview with program faculty (in person or by phone).

Curriculum Requirements

Total Minimum Hours: 33 Credit Hours

Core – 6 Credit Hours
Additional required courses – 27 Credit Hours
Optional ESOL Endorsement


Core Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

Additional Required Courses (27 credit hours)

Comprehensive Exam

A Comprehensive Examination must be taken in the final semester in the program.  It is a 3-hour exam where the candidate will be expected to answer questions that display knowledge about the broad subjects that were covered in the program of studies.

Other Requirements for Degree Completion

International Students
In addition to meeting university English Language Proficiency requirements, students must provide the following in order to be enrolled in a practicum:

•    A social security number in degree programs requiring practica; and
•    Other information as required (e.g. Graduate Record Exam scores, etc.).

Other information
Please be advised that curriculum and/or course requirements are subject to change per state legislative mandates, Florida State Department of Education program approval standards, and accreditation criteria.  

For Optional ESOL Endorsement Track: Refer to the MAT FLE Program, or the ESOL Endorsement Stand-alone certificate.



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