Master of Education

Curriculum & Instruction

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay

w/ English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement

Online 30 credits * 20 months
Lowest online tuition rate in the state of Nebraska
Many M.Ed. programs reduced from 36 to 30 credit hours

Program Highlights & Benefits

Teach students of all backgrounds

Earn your ESL Endorsement

Online & Asynchronous Format

No GRE or Entrance Exams Required


Teachers who want to discover how to bridge the language gap for students whose first language is not English.

What You Learn

Academic professionals and educational practitioners will teach you how to apply strategies and theories to improve your instructional skills. You will learn how to enhance the learning environment for those who do not speak English as their native language.

How You Learn

This is an online cohort. You will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks.

Career Outcomes

Become a better classroom teacher while making your classroom inclusive to those from different backgrounds

Courses Offered

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 534

Empowering Teachers as Leaders

EDUC 551

Curriculum Design and Evaluation

EDUC 506

Integrating Technology into the Classroom

*EDUC 524

ESL/ELL Instruction

EDUC 594

Research Evaluation and Design

*+EDUC 525

ESL/ELL Curriculum and Assessment

*EDUC 623

Linguistics for Educators

*+EDUC 526

Language and Culture

EDUC 625

Serving and Leading in the Community and World

*+EDUC 527

ESL Capstone

 Total Credit Hours:30

If you do not want to earn a Master’s degree, you can take 5 courses in order to earn the ESL Endorsement only.

Courses denoted with an asterisk (*) are required to earn the ESL Endorsement only.

Courses denoted with a plus sign (+) are required to earn the TESOL Certificate only. You do not need to be a certified teacher to enroll in this program.