Degree Offered: M.Ed. in International Education with ESL Specialization
The program is offered through a combination of summer class work and online courses during the school year. The summer courses take place in:
Leysin, Switzerland and Prague, Czech Republic
Students can begin the program in the spring, summer, or fall, and can request to move from one location to another for their second summer.
The Master of Education in International Education, with a specialization in teaching English as a Second Language, is designed to assist classroom teachers, administrators, and educational specialists to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools abroad and in domestic schools with diverse multicultural student bodies.
This M.Ed. specialization is appropriate for those currently teaching ESL and for seasoned and novice educators seeking to enhance their knowledge and competence in theoretical and practical methods of teaching English as a Second Language. Educators teaching in English across disciplines, cultures, and content areas will gain critical competence in improving the achievement of second language learners.
Participants can complete one of these degrees in 13 months while working, or over an extended period of time to meet their personal needs, up to a maximum of seven years.
The M.Ed. is a continuous assessment model; students are not required to present a thesis or take comprehensive examinations.
The online courses are asynchronous, allowing students to log in at their own convenience.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education