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Teaching English Learners 

American College of Education

M.Ed. Online
15 months
6940 USD/year
6940 USD/year
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English language learners are the fastest growing student population and educators need specialized training to work with them effectively. This Master of Education inTeaching English Learners program at the American College of Education is built to help teachers reach these students, bridge cultural gaps, and differentiate their curriculum according to individual student needs.

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Study on your schedule. This Master of Education inTeaching English Learners 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 English language learner. You will learn about methods and materials, assessment, advocacy, linguistics, and culture to assist non-native English speakers in a more effective and meaningful way.

  • Diverse Application

 This program prepares educators to support the EL learner through instructional design and implementation in a variety of educational settings.

  • Accelerated Completion

 If you have completed our Certificate in Teaching English Learners, you can apply those credits toward this degree and finish it faster.


Higher Learning Commission

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of ESL and Bilingual Education (Initial Course)
  • Assessment of ESL and Bilingual Students
  • Methods and Materials for Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Cross-Cultural Studies for Teaching ELLs
  • Advocacy and Leadership
  • Methods and Materials for Teaching Bilingual Education
  • 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
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines




31 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).

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
  • Additional evidence may be required to fulfill state requirements, including but not limited to verification of professional experience, test scores, or an interview
  • Complete and submit all application components including the admission application, including the enrollment agreement, and payment agreement
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee
  • Provide official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 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!

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Updated over a year ago

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Teaching English Learners
American College of Education


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