English as a Second Language Program Specialist


  • Program Overview

    The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is a natural pathway to the ESL Certificate. The foundation in curriculum, instruction, and assessment serves to strengthen the candidate’s ability to be successful as an ESL teacher, program specialist, and a leader in the field of second language acquisition. The program also prepares candidates to help support other teachers with their expert knowledge and skills. Gannon University’s M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is aligned with the National Board Professional Teacher Certification Standards. Gannon is one of four Centers of Teaching Excellence in Pennsylvania that supports teachers who are preparing for National Board Certification.
    Students who wish to pursue the ESL Certificate as part of the Master of Curriculum and Instruction will need to talk to their advisor early so that they can take the proper course sequence and meet all program requirements.

    Program Options

    • English as a Second Language Program Specialist Certification
  • Program Costs and Career Options

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