Description of the Program

A focus on how to best support the needs of students whose native language is not English, facilitate professional development and offer resources to teachers, students and families, and differentiate instruction and assessment for English language learners

Admission Requirements

  • Holds a minimum of a bachelor's degree;
  • Holds a teaching certificate in education (any content area);
  • Pass the GRE/MAT requirements, OR have 3 years of successful teaching, OR 3.0 undergraduate cumulative GPA, OR other master's degree.

Program Requirements​

Core Courses
ED 530APPLIED MULTICULTURALISM3
ED 535INTRO APPLIED EDUCATIONAL RES3
ED 540COGN DEV THEORIES LEARNING3
ED 565INTRO DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTI3
Concentration Courses
ESL 500POLICY & PRACTICE IN EDUC LING3
ESL 510INTRO TO LANGUAGE SYSTEMS3
ESL 520INSTR & ACADEMIC LANG CONT DOM3
ESL 640INSTR & EVAL OF LANGUAGE USAGE3
ED 635ASMT GUIDE DIFFRNT INSTRUCTION3
ED 692ADVANCED P-12 INTERNSHIP3
Action Research Project
ED 690MASTER'S ACTION RESEARCH PROJ3
Total Semester Hours33