Argosy University Programs

Curriculum and Instruction: ELL/ESL
Master of Arts in Education

MAEd, Curriculum and Instruction: ELL/ESL

Program Information

The Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Curriculum and Instruction: ELL/ESL degree program is a 30-credit hour degree program intended to prepare educators who work in the P-12 setting as change agents who engage actively in their communities, using appropriate pedagogy and technology to foster the development of global citizens. In addition to the core course requirements, students enrolled in this degree program will complete a four-course sequence designed to strengthen educators’ knowledge and skills when working with students who are classified as English Language Learners (ELL) or English as a Second Language (ESL). This degree program does not lead to certification or credential endorsement.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program Outcome One: Commitment to Student Learning
1.a Apply developmentally appropriate practices regarding individual academic and sociocultural differences for optimal student learning.

Program Outcome Two: Knowledge of Pedagogy
2.a Identify, discriminate, select, and apply relevant research method(s) to plan, implement and evaluate curricular and instructional practices that support improved teaching and learning.
2.b Use data to guide school improvement efforts, implementation, assessment, and resource allocation.

Program Outcome Three: Facilitation of Classroom Instruction and Environment
3.a Develop appropriate strategies to create a positive and engaging learning environment.

Program Outcome Four: Self-Assessment
4.a Develop personal and professional development plans using self-assessment processes to think systematically from practice and learn from experience.

Program Outcome Five: Collaboration with Community
5.a Work collaboratively with various constituencies to develop local and global perspectives to further educational success and productive citizenship.

Program Outcome Six: Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy — ELL/ESL
6.a Apply current practices in literacy and linguistic theories, teaching strategies, and assessment techniques in diverse settings to enhance ELL/ESL student learning.


Enhance your career potential by enrolling in the Master of Arts in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction: ELL/ESL program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

This degree program is also offered at other Argosy University Locations


The programs offered through Argosy University, Atlanta College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States. Further, due to recent rule changes by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC), students must meet program completion deadlines and rules issued by the PSC in order to be eligible for possible certification upgrade.

The programs offered through Argosy University, Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in Illinois regardless of the State in which the student resides.

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