The Master of Arts (MA) degree provides practicing educators with advanced study of teaching and learning and prepares educators for new positions or to focus in particular subject areas. Is preparation for doctoral degree.
The department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies (TLS) prepares students to investigate and address a broad range of issues in teaching and learning. Emphasizing a sociocultural perspective, the programs nurture innovative ways of knowing, methods of inquiry, and approaches to problem-solving. Several degree programs are available in these three areas:
Teaching and Teacher Education
Language, Reading, and Culture
Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies
College of Education
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Required test(s): TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants only)
English proficiency is one of the conditions for admission for all applicants whose native language is not English. Please see the following link for acceptable English Proficiency Credentials: https://grad.arizona.edu/admissions/requirements/international-applicants#english-proficiency.
The University of Arizona institution code is 4832.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
Major Core (9 units):
TLS 531: Environmental Learning (3 units)
TLS 560: Education & Sustainability (3 units)
TLS 519: Learning in Science and Mathematics (3 units)
TLS 541: Equity and Social Justice in Math/Science Education (3 units)
TLS 542: School Mathematics and Science History, Curriculum and Reform (3 units)
TLS 563: Collaborative Writing Groups in Education (3 units)
TLS 565: Discourse and Identity (3 units)
TLS 597F: Community and School Garden Workshop (3 units)
TLS 900: Research (3 units)
Courses to to be determined with advisor.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.
|Application Acceptance Rate||76.47%|
|Med. Time-to-degree (years)||2.00|
|Enrollment Percent Male||12.5%|
|Enrollment Percent Female||87.5%|
|Enrollment Percent International||0%|
|Enrollment Percent URM||37.5%|