Teacher Education: Japanese (K-12)


What is Teacher Education: Japanese (K-12)?

This program will prepare you to teach a second language—French, German, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish—in grades kindergarten through 12 in Illinois public schools. As part of your curriculum, you’ll also be encouraged to study abroad in a country that corresponds to the language you’re studying. If you’re interested in Teacher Education, you’ll apply to one of the following majors: Classics, East Asian Languages and Cultures, French, German, or Spanish. Once you’ve completed the majority of your major requirements (usually by the end of your sophomore year), you’ll apply into the Teacher Education program.

Career Options

  • Teaching

Post-Graduation Success1

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Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

ACT Score: N/A

SAT Score: N/A


Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $12,036
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $31,390


  • Tuition: $29,178
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $48,872


  • Tuition: $30,052
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $49,746