Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction / ESL Endorsement
Concordia University – Chicago

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction with ESL Endorsement prepares educators to be effective in promoting student learning and development in the acquisition of English as a new language.  Students learn practical, everyday skills to develop competencies and tools to be effective teachers of English to learners who it is their second language.  The program achieves a balance between the practical, everyday needs of teachers in the classroom and the critical thinking and decision-making skills that are necessary for candidates to develop as competent teacher leaders.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Concordia University – Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 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.