The online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) program uses engaging course content to develop the knowledge and skills to effectively tackle two challenges: helping English language-learners master English and helping them succeed in academic courses taught in English. Students gain a foundation in linguistics and the influences on language learning, as well as training techniques for strengthening reading, writing, and listening skills for English language learners.
At least one year of professional work experience as verified by a professional résumé
A valid teaching certificate OR a letter of recommendation/support from current principal or supervisor
Graduate degree from an accredited university OR
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, OR
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.5 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, AND a minimum GRE score of 286 combined verbal and quantitative scores or 281 with a 3.5 in writing
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP)
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