Program Description

The Master of Education with emphasis in English as a second language includes a comprehensive professional development model for you to expand your ability to address the social, cultural, educational and linguistic factors that impact the achievement of English learners in today's diverse classrooms. Courses are combined with graduate courses in education to form a master's degree.

Program Highlights

  • 36 graduate credit hours
  • No campus attendance required
  • Includes the 12 hours of the TESOL endorsement program
  • Thesis and non-thesis option
  • Experiential learning
  • Ties to classroom and school activity
  • Practical and relevant learning experiences
  • Affordable tuition

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ESL Concentration (36 hours)

Core Requirements (21 hours)

Course Credits
BLED 501 Bilingual Education, Theory to Practice 3
BLED 580 ESL Methods
(course is for TESOL endorsement)
3
BLED 530 Language Assessment and Placement of Bilingual students
(course is for TESOL endorsement)
3
BLED 593 Topics: in Bilingual Education: Linguistics
(course is for TESOL endorsement)
3
BLED 590 TESOL Graduate Project
(course is for TESOL endorsement)
3
BLED 538 Language Arts and the English as a Second Language Teacher 3
BLED 578 Teaching the Multicultural Heritage of the Southwest 3


Elective Courses (9 hours)

Complete 9 additional hours from an elective list provided by your graduate coordinator.

Thesis or Electives (6 hours)
Six hours from an elective list – either two courses for a non-thesis degree, or 6 hours of BLED 599 for the thesis option.

Career Pathways

  • Adds a TESOL endorsement to a current or new teaching license
  • Be equipped to work with English Learners in any public school classroom

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. You may have the opportunity to apply for available graduate assistantships and teaching assistantships.

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