If you already have a master's degree, this program allows you to further your second or world language expertise and receive a certificate upgrade without the commitment to a doctorate degree program.
Our graduates return to the classroom with greater expertise and authority, serving as school-based department heads, program coordinators, parent-school liaisons, and curriculum writers.
Our faculty and students have formed partnerships with local public school districts and community organizations. They also are affiliated with Linguistics, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Romance Languages, the Qualitative Research Program, the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, and other units on campus.
Coursework in this area of emphasis includes:
Choose from an array of courses to personalize your program and to earn a certificate upgrade. Courses include:
You'll work with an advisor to design a program format that works for you and your academic goals. You'll choose among online classes, night and weekend classes, or a hybrid.
Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.
Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.
Most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.
Expand your experience by getting involved in campus activities including the Journal of Language and Literacy Education, the Language and Literacy Graduate Student Organization, and the Children's Literature Conference and Book Awards.
Increase your expertise in language and literacy education, meet other educators from around the state, and work with internationally recognized faculty members, all while continuing your career.
Many students take advantage of opportunities to go on study abroad programs in England, Scotland, Fiji, and Costa Rica, among other locations.
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