About English as a Second Language
Open up a world of opportunity for your students and your career with an M.Ed. in ESL.
Earn a high-quality online master's degree in ESL education from California University of Pennsylvania - a university with a long history of producing top teachers in Pennsylvania and beyond. This graduate program 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. If you are seeking ESL certification, Cal U offers both an ESL certification-only program and a combined ESL M.Ed. plus certification program as well.
Cal U's ESL master's degree program will prepare you to teach ESL to both children and adults, and will help you develop professional relationships in one of the most in-demand teaching fields. This graduate program is aligned with Pennsylvania Department of Education ESL Program Specialist standards and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) standards.
Why should you earn your ESL master's degree at Cal U?
- Fully online courses enable you to earn your degree from anywhere, and give you the flexibility to adapt your workload to your schedule.
- You will build a community and collaborate online with fellow students who are completing the same classes as you.
- Cal U offers personal academic and career advising via telephone and email.
Field-based components are an integral part of every ESL master's degree course and will provide you with opportunities and support to apply your skills with English language learners in K-12 and other classroom settings near you.
Fall, Spring, and Summer start dates for English as a Second Language Master's plus
certification and English as a Second Language Master's
Summer start only for English as a Second Language Certification only.