17 months
6705 USD/year
6705 USD/year
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This Master of Education in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education program at the American College of Education addresses the needs of teachers who are interested in working with linguistically and culturally diverse non-native English speakers. It is aligned to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: English as a New Language.

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The coursework of the M.Ed. in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education  Study on your schedule. This Master of Education in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education program at the American College of Education allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

Key Features

  • Well-Rounded Approach

This program examines the diverse components of education that impact the ELL learner. You will learn about curriculum design, assessment instruments, environments conducive to learning English, and partnership opportunities to assist non-native English speakers.

  • Accelerated Completion

 If you have completed our Certificate in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education program, you can apply those credits toward this degree and complete if faster.

  • State Approved

This program is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as leading to the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) K-12 endorsement.


Along with HLC accreditation, this program is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods
  • Diverse Learners
  • Standards-Driven Learning
  •  Community of Learners
  • Curriculum and Instructional Design for Diversity
  • Methods and Materials for Teaching Bilingual Education
  • Assessment of ESL and Bilingual Students
  • Linguistics for TESOL


Dr. Tiffany Hamlett has worked in higher education for eight years in various educational fields. Her background includes early childhood education, curriculum development, and research methods. In addition, she serves as a reviewer for Social Development and the Southern Early Childhood Association. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 17 months

Start dates & application deadlines




34 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum Grade Point Average 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale for full admission
  • Documentation of at least an initial teaching license (in the state the applicant resides), school service personnel license, or a school services certificate 
  • If applicants do not have a teaching certificate, they may document their teaching status by providing evidence of full-time teaching assignment from an individual in a supervisory capacity or from a human resources official of the school at their current employment

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6705 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.
  • National

    6705 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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