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Second Language Learning and Educational Technology (MA) 
Program Description

The MA in Second Language Learning and Educational Technology (SLL/ET) trains second language professionals (foreign language as well as English as a second language) in the design and implementation of online and blended teaching materials.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Public and Applied Humanities

College of Humanities  
Campuses where offered
Main Campus - Tucson UA Online  
Admissions Contact
Jacqueline B Laird
Graduate Program Coordinator
Jacqueline B Laird
Director of Graduate Studies
Mary E Wildner-Bassett
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Kristi Renee Davenport
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

1) Bachelor's degree or equivalent, minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

2) CV

3) Statement of purpose

4) 3 letters of recommendation

Standardized Tests

Required test(s):  none

Minimum TOEFL:  Minimum Graduate College Requirements
Minimum IELTS:  Minimum Graduate College Requirements

Financial Aid
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Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Summer:  March 1
  • Fall: June 1
  • Spring: October 1

International Applicants:

  • Summer:  January 1
  • Fall: April 1
  • Spring: September 1
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

A total of 11 courses (33 units) chosen from the following are required to complete the MA.


PAH/SLAT 579 Second/Foreign Language Teaching and Learning

PAH/SLAT 584 Online Environments for Foreign Language Teaching

PAH/SLAT 587  Assessment in Second/Foreign Language Learning


ETCV 510 Learning Theory in Instructional Design 

ETCV 511 Learning Technologies in the Digital Age

ETCV 512 Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments

ETCV 520 Introduction to Instructional Design  

ETCV 524 Educational Gaming and Simulations

ETCV 530 Multimedia Applications in Education

ETCV 547 Educational Evaluation

ETCV 614 Emerging Technologies in Education

ETCV 623 Designing online learning environments


ENGL/SLAT 589 Internet Technologies in Second/Foreign Language Education

ENGL/SLAT 596O Topics in Second Language Teaching

ENGL/SLAT 613 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


FREN/SLAT 581 Technology and Foreign Language Learning

FREN 583 Materials Design


SPAN 581C Online Course Design for Advanced Language Courses

Minor Requirements
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Student Handbook
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Last revised 07 Sep 2017