Multilingual Education - World Languages

University of Northern Colorado

12 months
1112 USD/credit
1112 USD/credit
560 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Become a leader in language education and foreign language teaching with a Multilingual Education - World Languages program from University of Northern Colorado.

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UNC’s masters degree in Multilingual Education, TESOL or World Languages curriculum equips language teachers with the skills and expertise to teach English or foreign languages in the U.S. and abroad.  We welcome international teachers as well as teachers working in the United States and offer programs on-campus, online and in hybrid (both online and on-campus) formats to meet the needs of our diverse students.

Our international, multilingual faculty are recognized leaders in teacher preparation for language teaching. They’ll work closely with you as mentors and colleagues. Small class sizes, whether face-to-face or online, encourage close interaction and the exchange of career-related knowledge and creative teaching techniques.

The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Emphasis prepares students  to work in the field of TESOL or in international or domestic non K-12 educational settings with emergent bilingual and bicultural students. Can’t come to campus or seeking flexibility? UNC offers this program online through UNC’s Extended Campus.

Your Future in Multilingual Education

Our Multilingual Education - World Languages program from University of Northern Colorado will give you the skills and expertise to set yourself apart in your language education career.  Our students come from around the world and the United States.  We anticipate that our graduates will become teachers and administrators in K-12 schools in other countries, as well as university and community college levels in the United States and around the world. Our program will also successfully prepare you for doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Teaching World Language
  • Second Language Acquisition Theory
  • Interventions for Students with Cultural and Linguistic Differences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


33 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
146 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Graduate applicants are expected to meet a 3.0 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport
  • All doctoral programs and some master’s, certificate and licensure programs require letters of recommendation.
  • Some graduate programs require supplemental application materials.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1112 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1112 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1112 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1112 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    560 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 560 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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