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German, M.A.T.

Expand your cultural knowledge and propel your teaching career with the IU Online Master of Arts for Teachers in German. This flexible program focuses on both linguistic and cultural fluency, providing you with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively teach German to your students.

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 30

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $350.00

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $490.00

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Degree Overview

The IU Online Master of Arts for Teachers in German allows you to expand awareness of current methods in German language instruction. Deepen your cultural expertise and enhance German proficiency through advanced graduate coursework.

Upon graduation, you’ll have the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively teach German language and culture in a variety of educational settings.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University degree respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere.

And the benefits start long before graduation. More than half of IU Online students advance in their careers before they complete their degree.

If applying directly to the M.A.T., you must:

  • 20 hours in German coursework at the bachelor's level, or have completed at least two courses from the Graduate Certificate in German with a B or higher
  • A bachelor's degree
  • A minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA

To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:

  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement (250 words)

Application Dates

Fall semester: August 1

Spring semester: January 1

Summer I semester: May 1

Summer II semester: June 15

Your IU Online Master of Arts for Teachers in German prepares you for such careers as:

  • Postdecondary foreign language and literature teacher 
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Middle school teacher
  • Interpreter or translator

To earn the M.A.T. in German, you must complete 30 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Core German courses (18 credit hours)
  • Graduate School of Education courses (12 credit hours)



Core Classes for the MAT in German
Course Number Course Name Credits

GER-T 510

Methods in German Instruction

3 Credits

GER-T 520

Grammar and Writing

3 Credits

GER-T 530

Film, Media, and Popular Culture

3 Credits

GER-T 540

Germany and the U.S.

3 Credits

GER-T 550

German Literature and Thought

3 Credits

GER-T 560

Culture and Society

3 Credits

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