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What You Learn

You learn through a mix of online and in-person instruction, weaving together content, pedagogical knowledge, and skills and theory, with clinical practice in a residential summer teacher program.

  • Acquire the knowledge and skill base needed to teach in 21st-century language learning environments, and for conducting research

  • Study the use of research-based best practices for learning languages that include the use of meaningful, real-world content

  • Master ways of incorporating rich, technology-embedded learning experiences into teaching practice to support language acquisition

  • Foster global and intercultural competence through cross cultural interactions and exchange of ideas about important societal issues in our interconnected world

You may choose to teach the language in a variety of settings or study language acquisition further at the graduate level.

Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Hindi and Urdu Language Pedagogy

Application Deadline
Fall: June 30

Contact:
College of Education
(908) 737-3750
coe@kean.edu

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It was a well-designed program, taught by experienced, engaging and passionate teachers. We enjoyed our scholarly discussions and were always encouraged to push beyond our limits to do our best. It’s a rigorous but rewarding experience and provides much-needed academic support to teachers of Urdu-Hindi language."

Ambreen Adnan '18

After Kean

This master's degree opens up possibilities for teaching and research in a variety of settings:

  • Teach in private schools, colleges/universities and heritage language community schools using contemporary research-based best practices in language education

  • Conduct research on second language-specific pedagogy or in the field of Hindi/Urdu Second Language Acquisition, leading to a doctoral program

  • Pursue Alternate Route teacher certification options available in New Jersey and in most states in order to teach in public school settings

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Hindi is the third-most commonly spoken language in the U.S.

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