Our programs in World Language Education are designed for prospective and practicing teachers of world languages, heads of departments, supervisors, and directors of world language programs in local and international contexts. Our programs prepare you with a firm foundation in the target language, language and literacy development, and applied linguistics to meet the needs of students from diverse educational and ethnic backgrounds.
Train to teach Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish in the US or abroad through intensive language study, pedagogy courses, and student teaching.
Master of Arts
World Language Education / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Broaden your career options by becoming eligible for both New York initial teaching certification in a world language and TESOL.
Prepare for a career teaching a world language to adult learners by studying pedagogy and applied linguistics, as well as completing a practicum internship.
Prepare to teach secondary Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish in diverse settings, leading to eligibility for New York initial teaching certification.
With this non-certification advanced certificate, you’ll continue your study of world language education and expand your career options or prepare for doctoral study.
Prepare to work with students from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds through a career as a K–12 bilingual education teacher or researcher.
Prepare for a career as a teacher or researcher in English as a New Language (ENL), working with learners from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds.