The online Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction with ESL and Bilingual Endorsements program equips students to both envision and enact educational change for language learners. Students are equipped with vision for advocating for communities with regards to English language learning. The program is explicitly focused on developing teachers as leaders in their individual classrooms, schools and districts, as well as in the broader global community.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Concordia University – Chicago is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Upon completion of the ESL strand of the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction or Master of Arts in ESL, candidates are eligible for the ESL endorsement to be attached to an existing standard teaching license offered by the State of Illinois. Candidates outside of Illinois should contact their state board of education for eligibility.
- Applicants should have a GPA of 2.85 or higher.