Master of Arts in Teaching in Education / Foreign Language Education
Valdosta State University

Program Details

Valdosta University offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching in Education, with a specialization in Foreign Language Education (French or Spanish). This degree is available for those who want to move beyond a bachelor level education in teaching a foreign language. Students may also be eligible for teaching certification after the program.


  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in French or Spanish from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Students with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited program that is not in French or Spanish must take the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview and the Writing Proficiency Test ( and score in the Advanced range
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or evidence of exemption eligibility
  • To document a GACE Program Admission Assessment exemption for state certification requirements, applicants may submit official scores that meet the following thresholds on the following exams:
    • GRE taken before August 2011: 1030 (Verbal + Quantitative)
    • GRE taken August 2011 or later: 297 (Verbal + Quantitative)
    • SAT: 1000 (Verbal + Quantitative)
    • ACT: 43 (English + Math)
    • SAT and ACT scores may be documented by: official high school transcript, official college transcript with scores posted, or a score report from the testing service

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges