Masters of Science in Teaching (MST)
Foreign Language Education

Required Courses:  
FLAN 510 Linguistics 3 s.h.
FLAN 512 Language Acquisition and Literacy Development in Foreign Language 3 s.h.
EPSY 551 Advanced Adolescent Development 3 s.h.
EPSY 532 Cognition Motivation in Instruction 3 s.h.
SPED 510 Foundations of Special Education 3 s.h.
EPSY 525/510 Measurement and Appraisal for Teachers OR Measurement in Instruction 3 s.h.
EDUC 506 Introduction to Educational Research 3 s.h.
FLED 592 Advanced Research Theory and Practice in High School and
                 Middle School: Methods and Materials (Early Field Experience) (plus 50 hours)
4 s.h.
FLAN 594 Foreign Language Course (under advisement).
                 This will be a graduate level course in the language of certification
3 s.h.
FLED 600 MST Student Teaching 12 s.h.
Pre-requisite: Pass CST in language of certificate title, Pass LAST,
                  all courses in program completed except EPSY 525 or 515
Total 40 s.h.
  1. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  2. Students must fulfill all degree requirements within six years and finish a minimum of 31 credits in residence.
  3. Candidate status is granted to enrolled students when they enter FLED 592.
  4. Candidates will be reviewed for appropriate dispositions for classroom teachers as defined in the Division of Education Conceptual Framework. Entrance to FLED 592 will require an overall 3.0 average and a grade of B or better in FLED 512. Before entering FLED 600 candidates must have passed the CST and LAST teacher certification examinations to demonstrate readiness for teaching responsibilities.
  5. A passing grade for the FLED 600, Student Teaching, is required for graduation from the program.
  6. Applicants for the MST program must complete 50 hours of early field experience in a supervised setting. This can be accomplished by taking FLAN 250 in the spring semester prior to the application being completed. This course will be offered via distance learning format. Applicants will need to be able to work 50 hours in classrooms where the language(s) of certification sought are taught. Contact Dr. Joanne Curran at for more information.

All College policies and procedures found in the Graduate Catalog will apply to students enrolled in this program.

To apply for admission to this program you may go to the Graduate Studies Office website to obtain an application form.