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English As a Second Language

California University of Pennsylvania

M.Ed. Online
30 months
Duration
774 USD/credit
774 USD/credit
516 USD/credit
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About

The English As a Second Language program at California University of Pennsylvania is designed for certified teachers who want to expand their expertise and their careers with a master of education degree, but who are not seeking ESL teaching certification.

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Overview

The English As a Second Language program at California University of Pennsylvania states that you will benefit from:

  • Asynchronous online courses that enable you to complete assignments at any time from any location.
  • Instruction that focuses on research-based best practices in ESL education.
  • Involvement in a global community of ESL
  • Job-placement support from faculty, alumni and Cal U's Career

Graduate Outcomes

Cal U's M.Ed. in ESL will prepare you to be an effective teacher for the growing ESL population. In Pennsylvania, there is a shortage of ESL teachers, meaning there are many job opportunities. 

Rewarding ESL career opportunities also exist throughout the United States and abroad, in both the public and private sectors. Cal U alumni have gone on to jobs as:

  • ESL teachers at public and private elementary and secondary schools and tutoring centers.
  • School counselors.
  • Reading specialists.
  • Speech pathologists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To English As A Second Language
  • Developing Cultural Awareness And SensitIvity
  • Methods Of Research
  • Language Acquisition And Development
  • Language Proficiency Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
2.8 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
76 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.80 or a 3.00 in last 48 credits earned (Students with a GPA below 2.80 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution
  • Master's with certification  AND Certification Only: Copy of teaching certification
  • Applicants in other states will have six months after admission to secure and submit evidence of PA Department of Education certification
  • Master's Only:  Resume will be evaluated on the basis of prior studies and/or significant professional experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.

Funding

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