Master of Education in Teacher Leadership / English as a Second Language
Lamar University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Teacher Leadership with specialization in English as a Second Language (ESL) program teaches educators to support students and communities learning the English language.  The curriculum allows students to gain insight into the developmental and learning needs of foreign students in US schools.  The program provides the academic climate and practical experience necessary to produce teachers and other specialists of superior competence.


  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (institutional bachelor's degree) requires no GRE
  • Undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 (institutional bachelor's degree) requires a qualifying GRE by the third course
  • For those applicants within the 2.5-2.99 range in the institutional bachelor's degree, a last 60 hour count will be performed and if the derived GPA is 3.0 or higher, the applicant will be granted admission on the no-GRE status
  • Applicants with a GPA below 2.5 in the institutional bachelor's will not be admitted
  • Students must have a valid state-issued teaching certificate upon enrolling in the program
  • Applicants must have at least two years of teaching experience

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges