M.Ed. On Campus Blended

Language Immersion Education

12 months
35348 USD/year
35348 USD/year
16108 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This two-year Language Immersion Education program at University of Minnesota prepares you to teach elementary education content to students in both dual language/immersion classrooms and those where English is the language of instruction. 


You will earn a master’s of education (MEd) degree and qualify for a teaching license in K-6 classrooms. The Language Immersion Education program coursework at University of Minnesota focuses on dual language immersion (DLI)-specific practices such as biliteracy development and language-focused teaching strategies.


  • Dual language immersion expertise is a high needs area in Minnesota. 
  • The Minnesota Advocates for Immersion Network estimates that more than 15,000 students in Minnesota learn their subject matter in a language other than English.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Practices in Teaching Academic Language
  • Curriculum Development and Assessment in Dual Language/Immersion Classrooms
  • Biliteracy Development in Dual Language/Immersion Classrooms
  • Technology Tools for Educators
  • Action Research in Educational Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • 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

  • It is both a Graduate Admissions requirement to demonstrate readiness to participate in graduate-level studies in English at the University as well as a program requirement to demonstrate readiness to teach in a dual-language context in the target language.
  • If you received a bachelor’s degree in the United States, or outside of the US from an institution where English was the primary language of instruction, no additional evidence of English proficiency is required except the transcript of coursework.
  • If you received your bachelor’s degree outside of the US, from an institution where English was not the primary language of instruction, you will need to show evidence of proficiency in English. Submit an official score from one of the following exams: TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB prior to interviewing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35348 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35348 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    35348 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35348 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16108 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16108 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 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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