Middle Level Education, M.A. | Online (optional) | Saint Xavier University | Chicago Ridge, United States
30 months
Duration
575 USD/credit 9660 USD/year
575 USD/credit 9660 USD/year
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About

This alternative licensure Middle Level Education program from Saint Xavier University, enables candidates to hold a paid position as the teacher of record while pursuing an Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL). This transformative and affordable experience is available online and on-campus.

Overview

The alternative licensure path is an option for prospective Middle Level Education teachers who need to earn a salary while pursuing a teaching license.

Features

Candidates enroll in six semesters of program coursework including two intensive summer sessions as they complete a 43-credit hour program leading to a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).

The alternative licensure programs simultaneously combine accelerated coursework with classroom experiences and one-to-one mentoring.

Candidates in this Middle Level Education program from Saint Xavier University, will have the guidance and support of a site-based mentor/coach and a University coordinator throughout the two years of required provisional teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Education Orientation (online) 
  • Methods of Reading and Reading in the Content Area 
  • Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 
  • Cycle of Effective Teaching 
  • Pre-residency Field Experience Block 
  • Survey of Students with Exceptionalities for the Regular Classroom Teacher 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application.
    • Completed recommendation forms.
    • Official results of the appropriate graduate admission test.
    • A completed and notarized SXU Affidavit of Support (PDF).
    • An official scholarship letter or a notarized bank statement or bank letter demonstrating capacity to provide financial support for at least one year of attendance at SXU. 
    • Non-native English speaking applicants must submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or official results from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or proof of completion of ELS course level 112.
    • A "course-by-course" transcript evaluation report by an approved educational credential evaluator, for all colleges or universities attended abroad to determine U.S. equivalency. 
    • Photocopies or facsimiles of identification and expiration pages of the student's passport. 
    • Additional requirements may apply, depending on program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    9660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 30 months.

Living costs for Chicago Ridge

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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