M.Ed. On Campus

Bilingual - Bicultural Education

Wayne State University

12 months
1527 USD/credit 50391 USD/year
1527 USD/credit 50391 USD/year
705 USD/credit 23265 USD/year
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The Bilingual - Bicultural Education master's degree program with concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) at Wayne State University was developed to enhance the basic skills of ESL teachers and prepare them for roles as school district ESL supervisors, district administrators, and resource room teachers.


The Bilingual - Bicultural Education program at Wayne State University is based on the development of specific competencies in the following areas.

  • Curriculum and Instruction

Which involves teaching strategies and methodologies relevant to the teaching of content curriculum areas in an ESL education setting, as well as the role of culture in the cognitive development of children;

  • Assessment

Which includes skills in identifying linguistic and cultural biases in existing assessment instruments and test item construction;

  • School-Community Relations

Which includes the identification of those elements in the community which will function in concert with the school to promote learning in children; and

  • Professional Socialization

Which establishes those skills necessary to develop leadership in ESL education.


We continually strive to improve our programs, to adapt to changing employment trends in education, counseling, etc., and to enhance the overall university experience for our students. We want to ensure that each of our students graduates with a sound and innovative education in a field that prepares them for the challenges and rewards that they will face in their chosen careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Culture as the Basis for Language Teaching
  • Sociolinguistics 
  • Language and Culture
  • Applied Linguistics: Issues in Bilingual Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International applicants must complete the equivalent of a U.S. four-year degree, including all state and external/internal examinations required for the degree. Although a degree in another country may have a name similar to a U.S. degree, this does not necessarily indicate the degree can be accepted as equivalent.Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or its equivalent in upper division coursework.
  • The Graduate School does not require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). However, individual program requirements vary. 
  • Submit your official transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50391 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1527 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    50391 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1527 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23265 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 705 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Detroit

1050 - 1770 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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