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English as a Second Language

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Program URL: https://www.uis.edu/mae/curriculum/graduate/english-as-a-second-language/

Campus: Springfield

Program Type: Certificate

Award Conferred: Graduate Certificate or Endorsement

Total Number of Credit Hours: 18-20 Sem. Hr(s).

Certificate: The ESL program prepares educational leaders to meet the needs of diverse non-English speaking students in K-12 classrooms and prepares educators to be culturally responsive.
Endorsement: The ESL certificate program is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education and graduates are eligible to apply for an endorsement to be added to their active Illinois teaching license.
Graduate degree opportunity: Combine the graduate certificate with an additional 20 credit hours of EDL course work to fulfill requirements for a Master of Arts in Education degree.


Ryan Williams 
MAE Online Coordinator
Educational Leadership
Brookens Library 377
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Phone: (217) 206-7516
E-mail: masterinedu@uis.edu


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