Admission Criteria

Requirements for admission into the M.Ed. in Languages (Spanish) are as follows:

  • Bachelor's degree in Spanish (or equivalent) with GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Application
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework, including teaching certificates/licenses
  • A 1 page Statement of goals
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of command of English (if English is not the primary language). A TOEFL score of 79 or greater is required

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required.

Applicants without a bachelor's in Spanish will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program steering committee will consider a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, at least 30 credit hours of undergraduate coursework in Spanish.  

Applicants without a valid teaching certificate/license who have been teaching in private settings or adult education should contact the program director for more information if interested in pursuing state licensure.

Transfer Credit: Students who took coursework at another institution may transfer a maximum of twelve graduate credit hours toward this degree program. Please contact the program director for information about transferring previously earned credits. Students who took graduate coursework as a non-degree seeking student may also transfer up to six credit hours toward this program. All transfer credit requests will be evaluated by the program director.

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