Jones International University
MEd in K-12 English as a Second Language Specialist: Bilingual Education
The MEd in K-12 ESL Education Specialist: Bilingual Education degree program is designed for licensed educators who are bilingual and interested in pursuing an additional endorsement as a teacher of students who are learning English as a second language. Candidates find coursework designed to augment their professional knowledge, skills and aptitude.
The CDE and CCHE recognize the high quality of JIU’s MEd preparation degrees and have designated JIU as a state-approved program of teacher and principal/administrator preparation. For most states, graduating from an approved program of preparation is an important step toward achieving educator licensure or certification.
Degree Learning Objectives:
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education standards (NCATE).
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Standards (TESOL).
Who should enroll:
An in-service teacher or a licensed applicant who is interested in linguistically diverse education; who holds a bachelor’s degree or higher from a four-year accepted institution of higher education; and who has completed an approved foreign language education program.