12 months
31254 USD/year
32887 USD/year
13939 USD/year
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The World Languages Education at The University of Iowa is awarded by the Graduate College. The MAT is a non-thesis degree.


About World Languages Education at The University of Iowa

The Master of Arts in Teaching in teaching and learning with a world language education subprogram requires a minimum of 54 s.h. of graduate credit. Students must maintain a program g.p.a. of at least 3.00.

The program is designed for superior liberal arts and sciences graduates who have had few or no professional education courses. Successful completion of the program leads to elementary and/or secondary teacher licensure. The M.A.T. is available in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish languages.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Learning Technologies
  • Secondary Education Program Orientation and Classroom Management
  • Teaching Reading in Secondary Content Areas
  • Foundations of Special Education
  • Foundations of Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • English Proficiency Requirements
  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).
  • A Teacher Education Program Application
  • All materials must be submitted in English.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. 
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31254 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32887 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32887 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13939 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13939 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 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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