Argosy University Programs

Teaching & Learning: ELL/ESL
Master of Arts in Education

MAEd, Teaching & Learning: ELL/ESL

Program Information

The Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Teaching & Learning: ELL/ESL degree program at Argosy University, Seattle 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).

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.

Argosy University, Seattle Students
This program is not intended to lead to teacher certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.


Enhance your career potential by enrolling in this Argosy University, Seattle Teaching & Learning: ELL/ESL master’s degree 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, Seattle College of Education DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States.

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

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