12 months
19104 USD/year
19104 USD/year
4720 USD/year
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The Master of Education with Spanish Education Specialization from University of North Carolina Wilmington is designed for candidates who are teaching Spanish at the public school levels kindergarten through grade twelve.


Applicants to the Spanish Education Specialization program from University of North Carolina Wilmington must already hold a bachelor’s degree and teacher certification. Graduates will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to work in professional and leadership positions within public and private school settings. Students will complete 33 credit hours in the professional core, Spanish core, and electives.


Upon completion of the M.Ed. with specialization in Spanish Education, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a breadth and depth of knowledge in the field of Spanish language and culture.
  • Plan and implement instruction for effective language learning.
  • Use technology to enhance the academic achievement of Spanish language learners.
  • Evaluate instructional procedures and practices.
  • Adapt instruction to the learning and developmental needs of individuals, including students with special needs and those from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Incorporate findings from educational literature into school and classroom strategies to improve student learning.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership within that school environment.
  • Reflect on professional goals and plan for professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research in Education
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Current Practices and Research in Teaching Spanish
  • Advanced Writing Techniques
  • Translation Techniques & Practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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33 SCH


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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree completed before graduate study begins.
  • Official copies of transcripts of college works (graduate and undergraduate). An undergraduate grade average of “B” (GPA=3.0) or better is recommended.
  • Official scores on Miller Analogies Test or Graduate Record Exam.
  • Three recommendations by individuals in relevant professional fields.
  • A letter of interest describing commitment to the teaching profession, prior experiences working with World Language learners, prior experiences in schools, and philosophy of teaching and learning.
  • A Spanish writing sample and a Spanish speaking sample or interview.
  • Application and supplemental documents must be submitted by the published deadline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19104 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19104 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19104 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 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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