Our world is increasingly interconnected, and the English language is what brings us together. Because demand for English language skills is increasing, the need for qualified instructors here and abroad is increasing as well.
Whether you’re a preK-12 teacher or an instructor working with adult learners, Concordia University, Nebraska’s Master of Education in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) degree program offers the in-depth knowledge and training to help you teach English language and literacy to the widest range of learners.
Concordia, Nebraska’s 36 credit-hour TESOL master’s program is also a great choice for candidates who want to work outside a traditional classroom: ESL instructors and coordinators are needed in refugee centers and immigrant centers in the U.S. and overseas, and our program also prepares graduates to teach English as a Foreign Language internationally.
*Students seeking Nebraska ESL certification can do so by completing a predetermined 15 hours of coursework in the TESOL program. ESL certification may be possible in other states, based on specific licensure requirements and program approval.
Demonstrate understanding of language as a system (including phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, and semantics) and use this knowledge to support English Language Learners (ELLs) as they acquire English language and literacy in order to achieve in the content areas
Understand major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to first and second language acquisition and development, and the nature and role of culture and cultural groups; based on this knowledge, construct supportive learning environments for ELLs
Support ELLs’ academic success by teaching language through academic content
Commit to professional standards and growth opportunities, and to team-based partnerships with colleagues and students’ families, while serving as community resources and advocates for ELLs
The next start date for TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is Monday, May 1.
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
With your M.Ed. from Concordia University, Nebraska, you'll be equipped to make a difference in your classroom and the lives of your students.
Our eight-week classes allow you to quickly progress through your degree. Advance your career sooner with our accelerated and flexible scheduling options where you can earn your degree in as little as one year.
We provide you with options so you can earn your degree in the way that works best for you.