Program Highlights & Benefits
Earn your degree from the only Master’s level Dual Language program in the state of Texas
Earn supplemental Bilingual and/or ESL certification in the state of Texas
Choose from multiple language options (Spanish, French, Vietnamese, German)
Apply for a TEACH Grant to help offset the cost of tuition
Experienced educators who are interested in developing their skills in the area of Bilingual and Dual Language Education.
What You Learn
The program is designed to provide individuals with an opportunity to acquire knowledge and practical experience to become highly qualified teachers in the area of Bilingual and Dual Language Education.
How You Learn
Online: This is an online cohort program. Students will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. While there are no face-to-face requirements, some live online sessions and/or conference call sessions may be required. Students will finish two courses every 15 weeks.
Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Master of Education degree in Bilingual/Dual Language Education and be eligible for Bilingual and / or ESL supplemental certification in the state of Texas if not already certified.
Candidates for this program will be experienced teachers. If not already certified in Bilingual Education, in addition to the coursework outlined below, candidates must achieve a satisfactory level of performance on BTLPT Spanish language proficiency examination and have taught two years in an accredited public or private school. This two year requirement is not needed prior to entrance to the program. For certification, candidates must achieve a satisfactory level of performance on the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) in the area of Bilingual Supplemental or ESL Supplemental.
Dual Language Methodology
Educational Research and Scholarly Writing
Biliteracy Strategies for Dual Language Learners
Language Policy and Research
Educational Research Design and Data Analysis
Assessment Strategies for Second Language Learners
|BIE/DL 5364*||Spanish Language Arts for the Spanish Dominant Child||3|
|BIE/DL 5351||Instructional Strategies for Dual Language Learners||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
The chart above lists each of the courses that make up the M.Ed. degree, but it is not an official class schedule and is subject to change.