Dr. Newton Miller is the Undergraduate Department Chair and Program Chair of the Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies as well as the Bachelor of Arts in English Language Learner Studies in the College of Education at Ashford University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Cheyney University, a Master of Science in Mathematics from Liberty University, a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from York College, and a Doctorate in Education Administration from Capella University. Read his full bio.
Teach to the world. With your Bachelor of Arts in English Language Learner Studies degree earned online from Ashford University, you demonstrate your readiness to provide businesses and individuals with adult language instruction.
Online English Language Learner Studies Bachelor's Degree Program
The Bachelor of Arts in English Language Learner Studies focuses on addressing the needs of those for whom English is not the first language. This degree provides you with the tools you need to perform in multiple teaching contexts, including multi-lingual classrooms and immersion settings. Many education professionals find that English Language Learner Studies make an excellent subject for their undergraduate work, in preparation for earning an advanced degree. This degree is not intended to teach English to speakers of other languages; it is designed for students who currently are teaching, or who wish to teach, English language learners.
Certification and Licensure Terms and Conditions
This program is not CAEP*, TEAC or NCATE accredited, which is a requirement for certification in some states, and successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in English Language Learner Studies program by itself does not lead to certification or licensure in any state. This degree program will not make one eligible for traditional or alternative teacher certification or licensure in the State of Georgia or the State of Hawaii. Other factors, such as a student’s criminal history, may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure or employment in this field of study. All prospective students are advised to visit the Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) and to contact the licensing body of the state where they are licensed or intend to obtain licensure to verify that these courses qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits in that state prior to enrolling. Prospective students are also advised to regularly review the state’s policies and procedures relating to licensure as those policies are subject to change.
* The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is the resulting entity from the merger of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Alabama Students: Contact the Teacher Education and Certification Division of the Alabama State Department of Education at 334-353-8567 or www.alsde.edu to verify that these programs qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.