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Doctor of Philosophy in Education - English as a Second Language (ESL)/English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Northcentral University

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Description

With the growing diversity of today's world, there is a developing needed for educators who have the knowledge base that is needed for successfully providing programs to enhance the learning of the English language, to assess skills of diverse students and to design instruction with bilingual materials. Which is why Northcentral University has created their online Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD)English as a Second Language (ESL)/English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) degree program.

This fully online PhD in Education - English as a Second Language (ESL)/English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) focus on the pedagogy of language acquisition is of extreme importance in today's classrooms and businesses. Each student in this online ESL/ESOL PhD will partake in online education courses that cover topics, such as:

  • Instructional Practices
  • Foundations of Instruction
  • Evaluation of Diverse Learners
  • Bilingual Instructional Methods
  • Developing Curriculum for ESOL Learners
  • Curriculum Development for ESL/Bilingual
  • Second Language Foundations

Throughout this online PhD in Education - English as a Second Language (ESL)/English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), students will focus on research and current analysis of ESL and ESOL theory provides the basis for the assessment and design process. (Note: Learners seeking ESL/ESOL certification should verify with appropriate state officials that this specialization meets applicable certification requirements.)

Students must have a Masters degree from an accredited institution

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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