Education Specialist in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers an online Educational Specialist degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. With this program, students will solidify their knowledge and field experience of methods for teaching English language learners. There is a focus on instruction and assessment related to different cultures and how they learn.


  • Most or all content delivered online with the potential of few on-campus meetings
  • Requires from 30-37 credits for completion 
  • Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Praxis in ESOL scores, if seeking licensure option
  • Three recommendations
  • Valid Alabama master's level professional educator teaching certification (Class A) or approved equivalent in ESOL, if seeking licensure option
  • Other criteria as required by UAB

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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