The Master of Arts (MAT) program in Foreign Language Education offers students a rigorous course of instruction in teaching specific foreign language areas in grades K-12. The MAT satisfies the requirements for earning a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate and provides students with a Master’s in Teaching upon graduation.
Certification studies are available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, or Latin.
36 credits are required for this program.
Native speakers of the language of certification are not exempt from prerequisite course work in the culture, civilization literature, and structure of their language. Applicants who are non-native speakers of the language of certification are also required to achieve at least an Advanced-Low rating on an oral proficiency interview by an individual certified by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. 36 credits.