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As classrooms, businesses, and organizations across the U.S. and around the world grow increasingly diverse, the demand and rewards have never been higher for educators with the leadership and abilities to teach English to non-native speakers. The English Language Learning (ELL) post-master’s certificate will help you to build on your existing knowledge and skills to improve the pedagogy, assessment, and curriculum development for ELL programs. The final course offers you the opportunity to consider the various contexts, issues, and implications involved in ELL education. If you’re seeking ELL/ESL certification, you should verify with appropriate state officials that this non-degree certificate meets applicable certification requirements.
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredits public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the U.S.
A conferred master’s level or higher degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution.
For the Post-Master’s Certificate in English Language Learning, you must complete 6 courses (18 credit hours). The estimated time needed to complete this certificate is 13 months.
If you’ve earned your Master of Education degree, then our post-master’s certificate may move you past the head of the class. NU’s Post-Master’s Certificate in English Language Learning is designed to help you focus and develop your skill sets and knowledge in a particular area of education beyond the master’s level, without the need for a doctoral commitment or dissertation. You’ll not only enhance your understanding of major theories and practices in your specialty, but you’ll be challenged to think critically about the topics covered with the goal of applying what you learn to your professional objectives—all while gaining a wealth of experience from your mentoring professors.
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