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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

MS, Education

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/languages/spanish/programs/msed.html

Spanish Education: This is a Master’s of Science (M.S.) degree designed for currently licensed kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12) teachers who wish to pursue a master’s degree and increase their proficiency in Spanish. This degree does not lead to teaching licensure. Students who desire initial licensure should consult the requirements for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. This program includes face-to-face, blended and online courses. Spanish Education: This is a Master’s of Science (M.S.) degree designed for currently licensed kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12) teachers who wish to pursue a master’s degree and increase their proficiency in Spanish. This degree does not lead to teaching licensure. Students who desire initial licensure should consult the requirements for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. This program includes face-to-face, blended and online courses.

Spanish Education, M.S.

Face to face, blended and online courses. Residency required. This program is primarily for teachers of Spanish who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the language and in increasing their proficiency. The degree requires courses totaling 30 credits (with thesis) or 34 credits (with alternate plan paper). Fifty percent (50%) of the credits must be taken at the 600 level, excluding thesis or APP credits.

This degree does not lead to teaching licensure. Students who desire initial licensure should consult the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program (http://ed.mnsu.edu/ksp/gtl/).

Thesis Plan - 30 credit program

Alternate Plan Paper (APP) - 34 credit program

Required Spanish (18 - 22 credits)

Choose any 500/600 level Spanish courses selected in consultation with an advisor.

Required Professional Education (6 credits)

Choose any 500/600 level Professional Education courses selected in consultation with an advisor.

Electives (0 - 6 credits)

Choose any 500/600 level elective courses selected in consultation with an advisor.

Required Thesis or Alternate Plan Paper and Comprehensive Exams

SPAN 694 Alternate Plan Paper (1-2 cr.)

SPAN 699 Thesis (3-4 cr.)