Literacy with Emphasis in English as a Second Language (M.Ed.)

 

YOUR FUTURE BEGINS NOW

Did you know there is a national deficit of ESL educators, as per the annually published report Teacher Shortage Areas Nationwide Listing by the U.S. Department of Education? Literacy instruction has become a state and national priority, and it is imperative that educators are provided with effective training, practical guidance and an instructional framework in teaching literacy. Tennessee needs educators like you — those who are ready and willing to make a difference in students' lives and meet a great need.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH

As an ESL and Reading Specialist certified educator, not only will you help your students grow in confidence and knowledge, but you will also set the foundation for your career. Students enrolled in this program could be eligible to receive a sign-on bonus or partial tuition covered, dependent upon the school district in which you teach. In addition, this program is TEACH grant eligible, allowing students to earn a $4,000 per year grant.

EARN YOUR MASTER’S DEGREE

To receive exclusive information, tuition and financial aid details, and connect with the program director, please complete the brief form below:


 

CONVENIENT FOR YOU


Master’s degree: 30 hours (includes both ESL and Reading Specialist endorsements)


ESL Endorsement only: 12 hours


Reading Specialist

Endorsement only: 18 hours


Delivery Mode: 100 percent online


Start Dates:

Summer courses begin June 27

Fall courses begin August 8