M.A. On Campus

Teaching World and Heritage Language Education

10 months
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Teaching World and Heritage Language Education at University of Pittsburgh will provide you with a rigorous and thorough foundation in the fundamentals of teaching.


About Teaching World and Heritage Language Education at University of Pittsburgh

Prepare for a rewarding career as a teacher with our Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in World and Heritage Language Education. Our program pairs intensive coursework with student teaching opportunities to ready the next generation of foreign language education teachers.

The Master of Arts (MAT) program in World and Heritage Language Education offers students a rigorous course of instruction in teaching specific foreign language areas in grades PK-12. The MAT satisfies the requirements for earning a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate and provides students with a Master’s in Teaching upon graduation.


The majority of our graduates go on to become World and Heritage Language Education teachers in elementary and secondary settings (in Pennsylvania, World Language certification is PreK-12).

Some of our graduates obtain Fulbright Grants and teach abroad prior to teaching in a PreK-12 setting in the United States.

Some of our graduates ultimately decide to return to school and obtain either their Ph.D. or Ed.D, focused in various areas of educational research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conversation and Advanced Conversation
  • Composition/Writing
  • Stylistics
  • Phonetics
  • Grammar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Late applicants are encouraged to apply and will be considered based on available space in the program.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • application fee of $50
  • Goal statement
  • resume or curriculum vita
  • contact information for three academic or professional contacts to later be invited to provide letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 10 months.
  • National

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 10 months.
  • In-State

    24962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 10 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,003 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,728 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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