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Program Details

The University of the Southwest offers a MSED Curriculum and Instruction TESOL degree that is well suited for non-bilingual educators who wish to enhance the learning of students who speak languages other than English. Enrolled individuals gain in-depth knowledge and skills which allow them to successfully work with this group of students. The MSED Curriculum and Instruction TESOL degree is beneficial for individuals who are already in the field or those who wish to enter this career with a high quality education. Graduates will learn TESOL best practices, program/curriculum techniques, current subject related research, subject related legislation, and much more.

The MSED Curriculum and Instruction TESOL degree consists of 36 credit hours in a variety of education related course topics. Students are required to take core courses and specialization courses. Core courses students will explore during their studies include Educational Research, Instructional Strategies, and Learning & Human Development. Specialization courses that students are required to complete include Reading & the Bilingual Learner, Teaching English as a Second Language, Humanities for Bilingual Learners, Science & Math for Bilingual Learners, BIL ED School Community & Family, Early Literacy & Language Acquisition, Research & Evaluation of BIL Learners & Programs, Culturally Diverse & Special Needs Populations, and Spanish Comparative Linguistics. These courses are designed to ensure that students are well prepared to further their education and obtain employment in this specialized position within the education career field.

All courses for this program are available online. The online learning environment provides flexibility for enrolled students who are employed or have other obligations. Time management and word processing skills are very important for students who enroll in this degree program. All courses for this program are taught in English. Applicants are not required to be proficient in another language.

Accreditation & Licensing

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