Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.)

with emphasis in English as a Second Language

In-Person or Online 30 major credits * 2 years

Affordable Tuition

$135/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Hurry! Classes Start March 9th, 2019

Program Highlights & Benefits

Prepare for working with children who speak a first language other than English

2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks

Courses stress practical applications

No weekend classes

For

Individuals working in contemporary classroom settings. Students in the program will enhance their knowledge and ability to assist K-12 students learning needs across the content areas.

What You Learn

The Master of Arts in Education in English as a Second Language is designed to prepare teachers to be highly effective professional decision-makers, reflective leaders, and adaptive experts and to apply purposeful and dynamic strategies to empower all learners whose first language is other than English.

How You Learn

This program is an accelerated 2 year cohort program. For the face-to-face format, you will meet one night a week from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and finish one 3 credit course every 7 weeks. An online format is available that does not require face to face meetings; however, a weekly one hour synchronous audio/visual chat is required. You will still complete one 3 credit course every 7 weeks.

Career Outcomes

At completion of the program as outlined below, you will earn a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in English as a Second Language.

Degree Requirements

Certificate in English as a Second Language

CourseTitleHours
CI 560*Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy3
ESL 520*Language and Society3
ESL 531*Second Language Acquisition3
ESL 540*Foundations for Instructional Strategies for English Learners3
ESL 541 *Instructional Strategies for English Learners3
 Total Credit Hours:15

 

MA in Education with emphasis in English as a Second Language

CourseTitleHours
CI 560*Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy3
ESL 520*Language and Society3
ESL 531*Second Language Acquisition3
ESL 540*Foundations for Instructional Strategies for English Learners3
ESL 541 *Instructional Strategies for English Learners3
CI 587Reading across the Content Areas3
ESL 550Assessment of English Learners3
ED 521Educational Research and Applications3
ED 503Issues and Ethics in Education3
ED 590Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone3
 Total Credit Hours:30
Please Note:

*Courses denoted with an asterisk are the courses required to complete the ESL Certificate only.

This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.