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Ed.M. in Language Education

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, stands among America’s highest-ranked, most diverse public research universities. The oldest, largest, and top-ranked public university in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, you’ll find us at our main locations in three New Jersey cities, and our footprint can be seen around the region. We’re an academic, health, and research powerhouse and a university of opportunity.


Led by expert faculty and informed by research-driven curriculum, the Ed.M. in Language Education program at the GSE offers students the opportunity for advanced study in the area of linguistics, language pedagogy, and the cultural context of language education. Students who possess a bachelor’s degree and are interested in scholarly exploration of aspects of language education are encouraged to apply. Offered on-campus or 100% online, the program serves to meet the needs of individuals who wish to work in settings that do not require certification. Through completion of the program, students will be equipped with a thorough understanding of the nature of language, the process of second language acquisition, the relationship between language and culture, and successful models of second language instructional strategies. 

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