English as a Second Language
Program Type: Certificate
Award Conferred: Graduate Certificate or Endorsement
Total Number of Credit Hours: 20 Sem. Hr(s).
Serving Diverse Students The ESL program prepares educational leaders to meet the needs of diverse non-English speaking students in K-12 classrooms.
Endorsement The ESL certificate program is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education and graduates are eligible to apply for an English as a Second Language Endorsement to be added to their active Illinois teaching license.
Individuals without a K-12 teaching license may pursue coursework to obtain a graduate certificate.
MAE Online Coordinator
Brookens Library 377
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Phone: (217) 206-7516