The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) offers this 36-credit hour, non-thesis Master's in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Bilingual Education in a convenient, flexible online format designed for working teachers.
The Master's in Bilingual Education program at UTEP includes 12-credit hours of Professional Development courses as well as 24-credit hours of Bilingual Education Concentration coursework.
Spanish language proficiency is not required to purse this degree, but students may find that a basic understanding of the language is helpful in some courses.
Through the Master's in Bilingual Education program, students will gain practical and in-demand skills such:
- A deeper appreciation of and sensitivity to other cultures
- The ability to address the special needs and skills of English language learners and help students from different cultures in the classroom
- The skills to translate pedagogy into concrete strategies
- The level of knowledge needed to be eligible for increasingly senior administrative positions
Types of positions graduates can expect to hold include:
- Bilingual education teacher (all levels)
- Two-way immersion teacher
- English language teacher
- Adult literacy, GED and ESL teacher
Additional information on curriculum, faculty, tuition, admissions and more can be found on UTEP's MEd in Curriculum and Instructions - Bilingual Education program website.
Many MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Bilingual Education courses are open to cross-campus enrollment. Check with your academic advisor prior to registering for any of these courses to ensure that they apply toward your degree program.
To view MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Bilingual Education program courses currently open for cross-campus enrollment, go to the Student Portal Course Schedule and select Instructional Specialist (MEd) from the Finish@UT Program menu, or search for a specific course name/number. UT El Paso students should refer to the UTEP Course Schedule and register directly through your home campus.
To participate in this program, students must apply and be accepted by UT El Paso. Application deadlines, requirements and more can be found on the MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Bilingual Education program website.
Refer to the Student Support section of our website for additional information on cross-campus registration, course access and campus contacts.