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Master of Arts in Education / Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education (Licensure)

Program Details

Western State Colorado University offers an online Master of Arts degree in Education, with an Endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Educator. The program is offered to currently licensed teachers seeking further education or career advancement. The curriculum prepares educators to work with diverse groups of students, families, and communities.

Requirements

  • Requires on-campus, five-day orientation 
  • Demonstrate your knowledge of the content area you'd like to teach by either: passing a Praxis Subject Assessment OR holding a degree in the content area OR provide transcript evaluation that shows you have taken 24 semester hours of college coursework in your endorsement area
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher highly recommended
  • Criminal history check
  • Two professional recommendations
  • Resume
  • Personal statement
  • If seeking to complete alternative teacher licensing, must secure full-time teaching position

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission