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Degrees Offered

Master of Arts for Teachers

Master of Arts for Teachers

The IU Online Master of Arts for Teachers in French combines coursework in education and French to prepare you to be a dual-credit instructor at the high school and community college levels.

As a student in this program, you deepen your proficiency in French through advanced graduate coursework and gain a comprehensive understanding of Francophone cultures and of French as a living language. You study and practice various language teaching methodologies, thereby improving your instructional skills and your students’ learning outcomes.

Participating Campuses

IU Bloomington, IU East, and IUPUI


To be accepted to this program, you must have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in French OR a related bachelor’s degree in education with a French specialization, concentration, or outside area OR two years of secondary teaching experience in French and transcripts from a Francophone institution.


  • To earn the MAT in French, you must complete 30 credit hours.
  • Requirements are broken down as follows:
  • Core courses (9 credit hours)
  • French/Francophone studies courses (6 credit hours)
  • French linguistics course (3 credit hours)
  • Foreign language methodology, applied linguistics, and language acquisition course (3 credit hours)
  • Electives (9 credit hours)

Core Courses
  • FRIT-F 605 Capstone Project in French Teaching (3 Credits)
  • FRIT-F 573 OR EDUC-L 520 Methods of College French Teaching OR Advanced Study in Foreign Language Teaching (3 Credits)
  • FRIT-F 580 Applied French – Linguistics (3 Credits)

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