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Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Secondary Schools

12 months
Duration
14042 USD/year
14042 USD/year
8498 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Secondary Schools program at California State University Northridge is developed in response to demographic shifts in California public schools toward multicultural and multilingual student populations.

Overview

The Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Secondary Schools program at California State University Northridge is for secondary and other educators who work with students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

The Master of Arts degree in Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Secondary Schools is designed to:

  • Broaden students’ knowledge of ESL, bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Develop leadership skills in ESL, bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Develop research skills in ESL, bilingual and multicultural education.
  • Develop skills and knowledge in effectively working with students and families of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students read, evaluate, and synthesize educational theory and research in multicultural and multilingual education in order to develop and establish their own conceptualizations of the guiding principles and areas of inquiry of the field.
  • Students critically examine their subject knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and pedagogical skills to situate these within the guiding principles of multicultural and multilingual education.
  • Students design, conduct, and apply research to promote the principles of multicultural and multilingual education within diverse schools and communities.
  • Students demonstrate educational awareness through critical analysis of current discipline-based and general educational issues, and evaluation of how those impact diverse schools, families, and communities.
  • Students strive to influence policy and practice that promote the principles of multicultural and multilingual education through advocacy, example, and leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bilingual and Bicultural Teaching in Secondary Schools
  • Research in Secondary Education
  • Educational Issues in Multicultural and Multilingual Classrooms
  • Theory and Research in Teaching ESL in Multilingual Classrooms
  • Theory and Research in Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Secondary Schools
  • Multicultural Students, Families and Communities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Experience as a teacher (desirable).
  • Teaching credential (may be waived for private school teachers or college instructors).
  • Submission of a completed department application.
  • Submission of a completed application to CSUN via Cal State Apply.
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14042 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14042 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8498 USD per year during 12 months.

Yearly tuition fee for seven or more units per semester.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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