we enhance language teaching practices

“In response to profound geopolitical, social, cultural, and economic changes…
CAL engages students and cultivates critical and creative thinkers who address the challenge of becoming world citizens”
College of Arts & Letters – Vision

Innovative

Interactive

International

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we empower language educators

early career

aspiring educator

You have a long history as a language learner, a traveler, and an explorer of new ideas as well as new locations. You want to inspire others to become multilingual citizens of the world. First, you want to enhance your skills and credentials and connect with a network of educators who can inspire you. 

leveling up

experienced instructor

You are well-versed the life of the classroom and the challenges of engaging language learners. Now you are ready to focus on enhancing your skills as you focus on effective methods, intercultural awareness, and innovative technology. You want to explore, create, and set a trajectory for growth. 

teacher leader

innovator and influencer

You know that language learning and language teaching can take many different forms, and you want to contribute to transforming the field. Whether you want to guide fellow educators, create innovative materials, or explore research, you are looking for courses that connect theory to practice.

set a trajectory

The MAFLT is a distance-based graduate program designed to meet the needs of current teachers and aspiring educators of any target language. We provide a principled balance of theory  and practice in an interactive and personalized format.

Online by intention. Intentionally and thoughtfully constructed since 2012 to provide an outstanding online learning experience.  

Courses emphasize proficiency-based approaches, effective integration of culture and technology, and leadership. They are asynchronous yet highly interactive, capped at 15 to allow for detailed feedback and mentoring from instructors. 

Flexible and affordable. Enroll in courses at your own pace and pay the same online graduate student tuition rate regardless of your location around the globe.

Now accepting applications for Spring 2022 ~ Apply by October 15, start learning in January! 

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Which trajectory is right for your career?

Master of Arts - 30 credits

The MAFLT program has been intentionally and thoughtfully constructed since 2012 to provide an outstanding online learning experience. 

Requirements include 8 courses, the Experiential Module (master’s project), and a web-based Final Portfolio.  Most teacher-learners complete the program in 2 to 3 years while working full-time.

Graduate Certificate - 10 credits

The Graduate Certificate, available as of Fall 2021, offers a coherent and well-rounded but briefer educational experience. 

Requirements include 3 courses selected from the FLT catalog and a web-based Final Portfolio. 

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