Master of Education in English as a Second Language & Bilingual Education
American College of Education

Program Details

The online Master of Education in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education program addresses the needs of teachers interested in working with linguistically and culturally diverse non-native English speakers.  The curriculum includes the study of theories of language acquisition, cultural implications, strategies that promote cultural understanding, and teaching practices that meet the needs of English language learners.  The program content is aligned to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: English as a New Language.


  • Bachelor's or highest post-baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum GPA 2.75 (4.0 Scale) for full admission
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • Documentation of at least an initial teaching license (in the state the applicant resides), school service personnel license, or a school services certificate OR evidence of full-time teaching assignment from an individual in a supervisory capacity of from a human resources official of the school at their current employment

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission