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MSEd/EdS in English as a Second Language

Blended Courses (Online/On Campus) offered in Concord, East Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Strategies to Support ELLs.

Enrolling Now, Classes Begin October 21, 2019


upcoming PROSPECTIVE student events:
Online Info Session | July 16 | 4 P.M.
• OPEN HOUSE CONCORD | AUGUST 13 | 5:30-7:30 P.M.
• OPEN HOUSE STURBRIDGE | AUGUST 15 | 5:30-7:30 P.M.
OPEN HOUSE EAST LONGMEADOW | SEPTEMBER 18 | 5:30-7:30 P.M.

English Language Learners (ELLs) are among the fastest-growing populations in U.S. schools. Institutions are in need of teachers who are trained to work with the ELL population. These educators understand the process of teaching English as a second language, while also working to assist students in achieving success in all content areas.

Bay Path's MSEd/EdS in English as a Second Language prepares educators on how to effectively develop the English skills of their students, while fostering an understanding of ESL methodology and pedagogy. Our dynamic courses explore how students learn additional languages and teaches strategies, techniques and best practices that values their linguistic and cultural diversity. 

About the Degree

  • MSEd/EdS Program Options: 
    Initial Licensure PreK-6
    : This option is for candidates who want to earn a Massachusetts Initial License in English as a Second Language PreK-6.
    Initial Licensure 5-12: This option is for candidates who want to earn a Massachusetts Initial License in English as a Second Language 5-12.
    Non-Licensure: This option is for students NOT seeking Massachusetts Initial Licensure in English as a Second Language. 
  • Classes begin every February, June, and October
  • Convenient schedule is a combination of online and on campus courses (offered in either ConcordEast Longmeadow, or Sturbridge, Massachusetts)
  • Program content covers first and second language acquisition, linguistics, assessment, methods for teaching ESL, and historical, legal & philosophical bases for ESL
  • Option to attend full-time or part-time while continuing with family life, work, and other commitments
  • Collaborate with a network of like-minded professionals and supportive faculty in a small, intimate, highly dynamic and interactive classroom setting
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services assists students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid is available
  • No GMAT or GRE required