Literacy, Language and Culture, M.A. | North Park University | Chicago, United States
24 months
610 USD/credit 18300 USD/year
610 USD/credit 18300 USD/year
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The Literacy, Language and Culture program of North Park University is designed for licensed elementary and secondary teachers who work with linguistically and culturally diverse learners, the MALLC gives you the opportunity to earn the English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement along with your master’s degree. 


Key facts

During the Literacy, Language and Culture program of North Park University you’ll broaden your skill set and gain the knowledge you need to be successful teaching students and working with families from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Clinical Experience

Not just an in-class education, the MALLC program will get you into an ESL school setting to observe and assist a teacher, gaining valuable hands-on knowledge that you can take into your own teaching practice. North Park’s wide network of partner schools provides opportunities for our students to work in public and private, urban and suburban settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multicultural Education
  • Comparative International Education
  • ESL Practicum
  • Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics and Cross-Cultural Differences
  • Theoretical Foundations of Teaching ESL and Foreign Languages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official transcript evaluation performed by World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators. This evaluation should be a course-by-course report.
  • A certificate of finance and affidavit of support
  • Copies of your passport and, if available, your visa and current I-20
  • Immunization record
  • An official TOEFL score in compliance with North Park University’s English Proficiency Requirement.International students are eligible to receive North Park scholarships.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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