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Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction / ESOL

Program Details

Help students from pre-kindergarten through high school whose native language is not English gain the skills they need with an MEd in Curriculum & Instruction: English for Speakers of Other Languages. Concordia University–Portland's program teaches you to develop instructional strategies that promote learning the English language, and you'll get a comprehensive overview through the core courses and capstone experience. Change a student's life by giving them the opportunity to effectively communicate with the people around them in our increasingly multilingual nation. You can earn your MEd in about a year, completely online.


  • Must have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of Intent
  • Current resume
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.8 or higher (Students may be conditionally accepted with a GPA below 2.8; however, you may be required to submit additional material.)
  • Added supplemental requirements, including but not necessarily limited to letters of recommendation (if applicable)

Accreditation & Licensing

Concordia University–Portland is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and is a member of the Concordia University System.


Not authorized for residents of Kentucky, Oregon, or Washington.