• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is to prepare and support effective professional educators who can meet students' diverse academic, social, and personal needs. The Interdisciplinary Studies with 4-8 Middle-Level English Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher Certification programme is offered at the University of Texas Arlington.
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Educators play a pivotal role in the development of the thinkers, leaders, and innovators of tomorrow. 

The Interdisciplinary Studies with 4-8 Middle-Level English Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher Certification program from University of Texas Arlington  recognizes the importance of providing future teachers with the skills and knowledge they need to help young scholars achieve their full potential. 

What Will I Learn?

  • Study of child and adolescent development
  • Instruction and assessment
  • Content area knowledge
  • Curriculum design
  • Instructional strategies
  • Diversity in education

Career Opportunities

  • Elementary teacher
  • Elementary Bilingual and ESL
  • Middle-level teacher
  • Secondary Education
  • School Counselor or Administrator
  • Neuroscience Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rhetoric And Composition 
  • World Literature
  • British Literature
  • American Literature
  • History Of The United States To 1865
  • History Of The United States, 1865 To Present
  • State And Local Government
  • College Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Satisfy credit hour requirements for admission to a degree plan.
  • Application for admission.
  • Submit transcripts from each college or university the student has attended (reflecting all current/completed semesters).
  • Be TSI (Texas Success Initiative) complete
  • Have a minimum GPA, not less than 2.75, for any applicant, that leads to a cohort average of 3.0 or higher..
  • Any other assessment requirements deemed necessary by the College of Education.
  • Students who have been suspended or expelled from The University of Texas at Arlington or any other university or program for reasons other than academic reasons may be denied admission or readmission to an educator preparation program in the College of Education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11620 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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