Master of Arts in Foreign Language Teaching
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Foreign Language Teaching program is designed for current and aspiring foreign language teachers and focuses on meeting the needs of each student while expanding their skills, perspectives, and potential as language educators.  The curriculum provides a solid foundation in second language acquisition (SLA) and applied linguistics and explains how SLA theories and research apply to current foreign language teaching approaches, methods, and materials design.  Students learn to design lesson plans and curriculum that supports learning from various languages, and about technology in language teaching, the integration of language and culture, proficiency assessment, and program administration.


  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Personal statement
  • Academic statement
  • Contacts for three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • GRE scores
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission