The Master of Arts in Teaching World Languages (MATWL) program at the University of Kentucky is designed to prepare candidates who will possess a high level of content knowledge, excel in pedagogy, and perform as competent professional language educators.
The program is offered in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in cooperation with the Department of Hispanic Studies and the College of Education. MATWL graduates can be certified to teach Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Latin, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish.
Typical applicants include anyone with a BA from a US institution or the equivalent, teachers who are employed with an emergency certification and second-career professionals as well as teachers seeking professional development.
The MATWL program offers a number of advantages for applicants in that it can be completed in one year or can be extended to multiple years for those who are unable to take the required courses as full-time students (see courses for more information). Accreditation Information.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- 12 months
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- A minimum 2.75 overall undergraduate GPA, a minimum 3.0 GPA in the language-specific field, and a minimum 3.0 GPA in any previous graduate work
- Three letters of recommendation (To be submitted through the graduate school online application)
- An interview by the appropriate program faculty
- A passing GRE Score
International33548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
National33548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State13674 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 12 months.
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