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Degrees & Majors

French (100% online)

Master of Arts for Teachers


This 100 percent online program is taught by IU Bloomington, IU East, IUPUI, IU Northwest, and IU Southeast. Please note that, although the program is delivered 100 percent online, some classes require your attendance on specific days and times.

Program focus

The IU Online Master of Arts for Teachers in French combines coursework in education and French to prepare you to be a dual-credit instructor at the high school and community college levels. The program provides advanced graduate coursework designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of Francophone cultures and of French as a living language. You will study and practice language-teaching methodologies, working to improve your instructional skills and the learning outcomes for your students.

Dual-credit/Community college instruction requirements

IU Southeast's 100% online French MAT satisfies the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirement that dual-credit high school educators must meet to teach dual-credit courses and at the community college level.

Degree requirements

To earn the MAT in French, you must complete 30 credit hours, broken down into the following areas:

  • Core courses (9 credit hours)
  • French/Francophone studies courses (6 credit hours)
  • French linguistics course (3 credit hours)
  • Foreign language methodology, applied linguistics, and language acquisition course (3 credit hours)
  • Electives (9 credit hours)

Career information

At IU Southeast, our cutting-edge programs are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in today's competitive job market. An IU Southeast degree is your passport to a fulfilling and impactful career. Our graduates are well-regarded by employers for their hands-on experience, critical-thinking skills, and adaptability.