M.Ed. On Campus


College of Charleston

24 months
36132 USD/year
36132 USD/year
13770 USD/year
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In Graduate School at College of Charleston, you will grow intellectually and professionally in the state’s only Master of Education in Languages Program. With the program’s emphasis on Spanish and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), you will learn the most important linguistic, psychological and social influences that affect the acquisition of a second language.


The College of Charleston is one of the most robust and comprehensive institutions for the study of languages and cultures with an international reputation for excellence. The M.Ed. in Languages is a graduate degree that allows students to develop cross-cultural competence and global fluency, understand the processes of language acquisition and enhance skills in teaching others to improve language and cultural proficiency. Our program features faculty from around the world, including Spain, Belgium, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, and diverse regions of the United States, whose research specialties and training include the most recent advances in the teaching of languages, cross-cultural awareness, and language acquisition theories.

The M.Ed. in Languages is designed to meet the demands of working professionals with classes offered online. Students in the program have the option of selecting the emphasis that best suits their career aspirations by concentrating their studies in Spanish or English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

Class sizes are kept small to maximize the educational experience and facilitate access to talented faculty members with a distinguished record of scholarly research. Additionally, these professors are highly involved in the teaching of languages at the state and national levels. Accordingly, the College of Charleston is recognized as among the best institutions in the Southeast for language education.


The College of Charleston is a state-supported comprehensive institution providing a high-quality education in the arts and sciences, education and business. The faculty is an important source of knowledge and expertise for the community, state and nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Research 
  • Introduction to Educational Technology
  • Advanced Technology Applications in Education
  • Using Instructional Technology in Problem Based Learning
  • Applied Linguistics 
  • Advanced Language Teaching Methodology 
  • Second Language Acquisition 
  • Standard-based Teaching Portfolio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall priority deadline for completed applications: March 1. (This deadline is for those students seeking scholarships and assistantships.)


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application with a nonrefundable fee of $50
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • A copy of the applicant's valid teaching certificate
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals
  • Evidence of command of English (if English is not the primary language). A TOEFL score of 79 or greater is required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36132 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    36132 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13770 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Charleston

1270 - 2210 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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