M.A. On Campus Online Blended

Second Language Acquisition, Policy and Culture

18 months
821 USD/credit 16420 USD/year
821 USD/credit 16420 USD/year
419 USD/credit 8380 USD/year
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Second Language Acquisition, Policy and Culture from University of Southern Indiana is designed to provide professionals in education, government, non-profit organizations and business with knowledge and expertise to thrive in a global market.


Second Language Acquisition, Policy and Culture from University of Southern Indiana combines the theoretical study of second language acquisition and the methodological study of teaching languages to English and non-English speakers with the professional knowledge to shape public policy on multilingualism and multiculturalism.


Recent MASPC graduates have applied their degrees to grow language programs and shape language policies in public schools, teach English abroad, work as cultural awareness consultants, create study abroad programs, and pursue doctorates in Community Leadership, Education, Applied Linguistics, and Communication. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication and Popular Culture 
  • Special Topics in Organizational Communication 
  • World Literature 
  • Policies and Processes in the Public Sector 
  • Cultural Awareness Training 
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 
  • Language Learning Technology 
  • Language Assessment 
  • Practicum, Internship, Instructional Support in Second Language Acquisition, Policy, and Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We offer rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time with three start dates throughout the academic year!


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation with a bachelor's degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 from a college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission or a comparable association.
  • Online Graduate Studies Application
  • Official Transcript Submission
  • International Applicant Additional Documents
  • Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), PRAXIS test, or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) when required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 821 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    16420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 821 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    8380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 419 USD per credit during 18 months.

Tuition for online option: $419.06/credit hour for all students

Living costs for Evansville

1213 - 2011 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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