Master of Arts in Education / English as a Second Language
Marshall University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in English as a Second Language (ESL) program allows individuals holding valid teaching certificates to add an endorsement to teach ESL in grades K-12.  Courses include Second Language Acquisition, Linguistics for ESL, Intercultural Communication in the ESL Classroom, and Methods & Materials for ESL: Literacy Acquisition.


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or a master’s degree
  • Teaching license or certification

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission