English Language Learning, EdS

English Language Learning Specialization

The pedagogy of language acquisition is of great importance not only in today’s classrooms, but also the businesses and organizations with which we all interact. The Education Specialist with a specialization in English Language Learning (ELL) program will help you to build on your existing knowledge and skills to improve the teaching, assessment, and curriculum development for ELL programs. The final course offers you the opportunity to consider significant issues in ELL education. Please note that if you are seeking ELL/ESL certification, you should verify with appropriate state officials that this specialization meets applicable certification requirements.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
EdS 33 11 18 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Education Specialist with a Specialization in Early Childhood Education Learning Outcomes
  • Develop skills to support educational practices across diverse instructional and organizational settings.
  • Communicate with diverse audiences about educational theories, research, and practices.
  • Analyze professional skills, dispositions, and technology options for learning and educating diverse groups.
  • Apply evidence-based solutions for addressing educational, organizational, and societal issues.
  • Analyze current research, theories, and instructional practices in educational and organizational environments.