French Education

Our advanced certificate and master's program in French education are for you if you intend to teach French particularly in public schools. The coursework of our program includes current theories and their implications for teaching methods, materials and assessment.

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Why French Education at UB?

The features of our program include:

  • Affordability – low cost, 50% less than comparable universities
  • Flexibility – online and on-campus (day and night) courses
  • Professional engagement - opportunities to connect with and participate in local, regional and national organizations
  • Quality – respected leaders in French learning and teaching
  • Technology – use of the latest digital resources and tools
Prerequisite

To be eligible for this program, you must have majored in or completed 30 credit hours in FRENCH

French Education Programs

Initial Initial / Professional Professional

Program Overview

Academic credential granted Master of Education (EdM)
Certification option Successful completion of program leads to an institutional recommendation for NYS Initial and Professional Certification in French Education
Grade levels 7 to 12 with 5 to 6 extension
Credits required for completion 60
Time to completion 4 to 5 full-time semesters
Course delivery On campus
Career opportunities French teacher
Experiential contact hours
  • 1 academic year (fall/spring) of student teaching
  • Additional clinical hours may be required prior to student teaching residency. This is based on academic program and opportunities for specific students
  • Academic advisors assist with outlining specific clinical requirements
Application deadlines

Priority Deadlines

Spring:
Nov. 1, then rolling until Dec. 1
Summer:
Feb. 1, then rolling until April 15
Fall:
Feb. 1, then rolling until July 15

 

Frequently Asked Questions

We have a collection of frequently asked questions that may help you. If your questions are still unanswered, we are glad to help! Contact our admission office.

Questions About the Admission Process?

Graduate School of Education
366 Baldy Hall, North Campus
716-645-2110
gseinfo@buffalo.edu

University Computing Standards

You are required to have daily access to a reliable broadband connection, a computer that meets university computing standards and basic computer competency.