Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction / ESOL
Concordia University – Portland

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)

School Accreditation Statement

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.

Geographic Restrictions

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