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M.Ed. TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

30 credit hours

We offer the lowest-priced online M.Ed. in Nebraska and the Concordia University System.

Nebraska Residents & Lutheran Educators $340* PER credit hour

$425/credit hour rate outside of Nebraska

Through our Lutheran Guarantee, Lutheran Educators from around the world qualify for our special rate.

*Discounted rate does not apply to course-only options.

Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses

NCATE through CAEP

Time to Degree
18-24 months

Connection. Diversity. Opportunity. An M.Ed. in TESOL from Concordia Makes It All Possible.

The world has 1.5 billion English language learners, according to experts at the latest TESOL International Convention. That number continues to grow as more and more people seek to acquire English as a second, third or even fourth language. This growth in English language learners means the need for educators who can teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) is also on the rise.  

Concordia University Nebraska’s M.Ed. in TESOL empowers you to connect with and serve ESL students, backed by a tradition of rigorous, Lutheran education practices. Whether you want to reach students in your current classroom, work with adult learners through an agency or teach English abroad, Concordia Nebraska’s online master’s degree in TESOL equips you to do so, opening the door to countless possibilities. 

We believe the only classroom you should step into is your own.

Through our entirely online program, you can work at your own pace from the comfort of your home. We strive to be flexible and honor your many callings and commitments in life during your study while also striving to stretch, challenge, inspire and equip you to thrive as an educational leader now, and in the future. 

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TESOL Master's Program Highlights

At Concordia Nebraska, we take pride in offering a distinctive master’s in TESOL degree online that blends theory with practice and is rooted in  Christian, Lutheran values. In our TESOL master’s program, you’ll not only earn the credentials you need to teach English language learners effectively. You’ll also learn theory, culture, linguistics, leadership and skills crucial for connecting with diverse populations—and apply them in a practicum for your M.Ed. in TESOL. 

What to Expect in Concordia Nebraska’s TESOL Master’s Program 

A master’s in TESOL degree with value(s). Earn your M.Ed. in TESOL at a university rooted in Christian values and ethical principles. 

45-hour TESOL practicum. Apply the concepts you learned in the virtual classroom by working with one or more PreK–12 ESL students in your own classroom or area school.    

An M.Ed. in TESOL that fits your schedule. Complete your master’s in TESOL online degree in 18–24 months while you work. We offer two options: a 24-month traditional program or 18-month fast track program.  

Preparation for TESOL anywhere. A master’s in TESOL degree prepares you to teach K–12 students and adult learners in both the United States and international contexts.  

ESL endorsement for M.Ed.s. If you already hold a Master of Education degree, you can complete an ESL endorsement in 10 months (15 credits). 

An accredited master’s in TESOL program. Our TESOL master’s program meets both Nebraska’s English Second Language Endorsement and TESOL International Association standards. It is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. 

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Master's in TESOL Online Program Faculty

Learn from experts in teaching English to speakers of other languages who bring years of experience to the classroom.

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Master's in TESOL Online Program Curriculum

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.  

Some of our core master’s in TESOL online courses include: 

  • Language and Culture 
  • Second Language Acquisition  
  • Word Study: Decoding, Comprehension & Fluency 
  • ESL/TESOL Capstone (practicum)  

TESOL Master's Program Goals at Concordia Nebraska


Exercise an understanding of language as a system 


Support English language learners (ELLs) as they acquire English language and literacy 


Understand major TESOL concepts, principles, theories and research 


Understand the nature and role of culture in literacy and language 


Create effective learning environments for speakers of other languages  

Master's in TESOL Program Financial Aid

At Concordia Nebraska, we’re committed to helping you earn your online master’s degree in TESOL affordably. You’ll benefit from the lowest-priced TESOL master’s program in the state and Concordia University system. We also offer a special rate for Lutheran Educators who want to earn an M.Ed. with value(s). View master’s in TESOL degree program costs and financial aid.  

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