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

Teacher Leader

with English as a Second Language Endorsement

Online 30 major credits * 20 months

Repayment after graduation as low as


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Accredited and Affordable Master's Programs

Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online cohort

20 month completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE required for some programs

No weekend classes


For experienced teachers who hold a teaching certificate and who wish to earn a first Master’s degree in education (Rank II) and English as a Second Language endorsement. Experienced teachers who hold a teaching certificate and a first Master’s degree in education may also choose to complete this program to earn a second Master’s degree and Rank I.

What You Learn

The basic tenet of the Master’s Teacher Leader MA with English as a Second Language endorsement is to train and prepare candidates to provide leadership to their schools, educators, and administrators. Candidates learn how to use data-based ESL program decisions, and they learn how to effectively collaborate with other school members including families. They also learn research-based teaching and assessment practices. Most of all, Georgetown College ESL candidates can apply their advocacy skills to be school leaders to increase cultural responsiveness and assure that their school culture is inviting to all students and families and assures that English learners achieve socially and academically.

How You Learn

This is fully online cohort. Face-to-face class meetings are not required. You will log into the online classroom using our online learning management system to participate in online activities which may include assignments, webinars or chats, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. You will finish one course every 7 and a half weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 20 months.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program students will have earned a Teacher Leader Master of Arts in Education degree. A passing score on the appropriate Praxis exam will be required to receive the English as a Second Language endorsement.

Degree Requirements

EDU 580ESL Teaching Methods and Techniques3
EDU 581ESL Assessment and Culture3
EDU 583ESL Linguistic Theory and Analysis3
EDU 585ESL Leadership3
EDU 587Communicating with Immigrants3
EDU 527Advanced Applications of Technology for Teacher Leader3
EDU 626Developing Teacher Leadership through Research/Implementation of Capstone Research Project6
EDU 510Foundations: Becoming a Teacher Leader3
EDU 529Teaching in a Diverse Society: Deepening Skills for Teacher Leaders3
 Total Credit Hours:30
Please Note:

This is only an introduction of the program. Coursework may be taken in a different order.