12 months
32500 USD/year
32500 USD/year
17776 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Bilingual Education degree from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides an opportunity to prepare experts in various specialized education areas to promote and support enrichment bilingual education.


The Master of Education (MEd) in Bilingual Education at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is designed to develop teachers with a thorough understanding the enrichment of bilingual education programs and practices that not only meet the educational needs of native Spanish speakers, but would also provide bilingual / biliterate / bicultural enrichment opportunities for all children. 


  • Ranked #79 among 300+ national universities by Washington Monthly in 2018
  • Ranked 4th best college in Texas 2018 by BestColleges.com
  • Accredited, cutting edge degree program
  • Experienced, dedicated faculty

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Education
  • Bilingualism/Multiculturalism: Critical Issues and Practices
  • Dual Language Enrichment Education
  • Bilingual Content Areas Across the Curriculum
  • The Bilingual Reading Process
  • Research on Language Development in Bilingual Environments
  • Action Research in Dual Language and ESL Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students are encouraged to apply at least 2 months before classes start to ensure a timely application review. 


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. If applicant does not meet the minimum undergraduate GPA criterion, GRE general test with minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 141 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical are required for conditional admission. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years, unless the graduate program has indicated otherwise.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Two  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources.
  • Submission of personal statement essays 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32500 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32500 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17776 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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


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