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Masters

Our master’s students are prepared to serve as instructional leaders in elementary and secondary schools. Areas of concentration offered include: Bilingual Education and TESOL.

MA Plans of Study (POS) consist of 30 graduate-level credits. Most of our students are full-time, Connecticut public school teachers and enroll in 2 three credit courses a semester/ session (including summer), and are able to complete their degree/ diploma in under 2 years.

Bilingual Education

The Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Bilingual Education has been designed for in-service, bilingual (in any of the language groups served by bilingual education programs throughout the state), K-12, certified Connecticut teachers. This includes in-service teachers serving Emergent Bilingual (also known as ELL) students in a bilingual, ESL or mainstream classroom settings. This also includes content area, special education, and support service educators who meet the aforementioned language, certification, and residency requirements. All EDCI/ Bilingual students use the Plan B plan of study.

TESOL Education

The Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on TESOL has been designed for in-service, K-12, certified Connecticut teachers. This program targets teachers serving bilingual learners in a bilingual, ESL, or mainstream classroom setting, who do not meet the aforementioned second language requirement of the M.A. in Bilingual Education program. All EDCI/TESOL  students use the Plan B plan of study.

 

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