Master of Education


Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
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

Analyze language and interact with students from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds

Can be used to teach English as a Second Language in other countries

Online & Asynchronous Format

No GRE or Entrance Exam Required


Certified teachers who want to earn a Master of Education in TESOL.

What You Learn

The online master’s degree in TESOL features a blend of theory and practice in second language learning and teaching. In your course work, you can expect to learn how to develop curricula and meaningfully assess ESL students. You’ll also learn how to teach reading and writing to second language learners and understand how second languages are acquired.

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

You can pursue a variety of careers that involve teaching English to speakers of other languages. One possible career path is to be an ESL teacher. You can also teach English as a foreign language in an international setting. You can teach English to adults who need language skills for a job in the U.S. The skills you gain through the program can also be applied in a job at an immigration or refugee center.

Courses Offered

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 524*

ESL/ELL Instruction

EDUC 525*

ESL/ELL Curriculum and Assessment

EDUC 623*

Linguistics for Educators

EDUC 526*

Language and Culture

EDUC 594

Research Evaluation and Design

EDUC 640

Second Language Acquisition

EDUC 621

Teaching ESL Writing

EDUC 519

Word Study: Decoding, Comprehension & Fluency

EDUC 527*

ESL/TESOL Capstone

EDUC 625

Serving and Leading in Community and World

 Total Credit Hours:30

*If you already hold a Master of Education degree, you can take 5 courses in order to earn an English as a Second Language Endorsement only.