World Language Education, M.A. | Part time | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
24 months
12593 USD/year
12593 USD/year
4439 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Specialize in Spanish, French, German, Latin, and less commonly taught languages such as Arabic, Chinese, and Portugese through our two-year MAT in World Language Education at the University of Georgia.


You may take this program if you have an undergraduate degree and would like state certification to teach world languages in Georgia P-12 public schools. We offer a range of courses and electives to accommodate your needs and interests.

The program at the University of Georgia fulfills requirements for the master's degree and T-5 certification. You may also pursue endorsement in ESOL grades K-12 as part of the MAT in World Language Education.


  • Online and face-to-face classes available
  • Diverse and expert faculty
  • Work with a highly qualified mentor teacher during your practicum experiences
  • High job placement rate for graduates
  • Curriculum

    Primarily intended for students who wish to pursue certification in World Language Education, our MAT in World Language Education requires a minimum of 36 semester hours of coursework, one prerequisite (special education course), and a final portfolio and oral examination.

    Programme Structure

    Our program consists of two groups of courses:

    • Group I courses are centered around practicum experiences and fulfill the requirements for T-5 certification
    • Group II courses are completed during your second year and focus on advanced educational theories and practice

    Key information


    • Part-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    36 SCH



    Academic requirements

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    While completing your Graduate School application, please include the following documents:

    • Current resume/CV
    • Statement of purpose
    • Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • International applicants are required to submit either their TOEFL or IELTS scores.

    Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in two languages:

  • Proficiency in English will be demonstrated through one of the following:
    • * Bachelor's degree in English linguistics and literature * Master's degree in a college where English was the medium of instruction * TOEFL score of at least 80 (at least 20 on writing and speaking) * IELTS score of 7 (with speaking and writing of at least 6.5) 2. Teaching/target language: Proficiency will be demonstrated through at least a bachelor's degree in the target language or equivalent.
    • 3.0 undergraduate GPA

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      12593 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      12593 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per year during 24 months.
    • In-State

      4439 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4439 USD per year during 24 months.

    Living costs for Athens

    720 - 1170 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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