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World Languages Education

DePaul University

24 months
668 USD/credit 16032 USD/year
668 USD/credit 16032 USD/year
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Find new ways to develop students and their appreciation for world languages, knowledge of intercultural understandings and desire to become global citizens. With the World Languages Education (MA/MEd) degree from DePaul University, you’ll incorporate theory and research into hands-on, technology-rich, instructional practices that actualize language learning in real-life situations.


You have the option to pursue an initial Illinois Teaching License (PEL) with a World Language Education (K-12) endorsement. If you are already a licensed teacher, you can add a World Language Education (K-12) endorsement to your PEL. 

Choose one of nine specific languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese 
  • French 
  • German 
  • Italian 
  • Japanese 
  • Latin 
  • Russian 
  • Spanish

This World Languages Education (MA/MEd) program from DePaul University can be completed in two years, and classes are offered on weekday evenings at DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus, online or a hybrid of both.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Standard and Content-Based Methods of Teaching World Languages K-12
  • Second, World and Heritage Language Aquisition K-12
  • Second and World language Literacies and Cultures
  • World Languages Education History, Policy, and Curriculum Development
  • Student teaching in World Languages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate admission application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (from work supervisors or academic references)
  • Personal statement that briefly states your reasons for wanting to enter the World Language Education program at DePaul University and speaks to your potential for becoming a teacher (minimum 750 words)
  • $40 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 668 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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.

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