Master of Arts in Teaching in Education / English to Speakers of Other Languages
Valdosta State University

Program Details

Valdosta University offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a specialization in English to Speakers of Other Languages. This program is available for those who want to further their education past a bachelor's degree to possibly be eligible for teaching licensure in ELL. This program is for a variety of professionals in the education field, and helps enhance current knowledge and skills.


  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or evidence of exemption eligibility
  • To document a GACE Program Admission Assessment exemption for state certification requirements, applicants may submit official scores that meet the following thresholds on the following exams:
    • GRE taken before August 2011: 1030 (Verbal + Quantitative)
    • GRE taken August 2011 or later: 297 (Verbal + Quantitative)
    • SAT: 1000 (Verbal + Quantitative)
    • ACT: 43 (English + Math)
    • SAT and ACT scores may be documented by: official high school transcript, official college transcript with scores posted, or a score report from the testing service

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges