K-12 English as a Second Language (ESL) Additional License Hamline is a state leader in training ESL teachers. ESL teachers fill many roles, providing both language and academic support to their students. They are vital in advocating for their students within school systems and in educating their colleagues about English learners. Be challenged and rewarded in this growing field. Why Hamline? As a student in Hamline’s K-12 ESL Licensure program, you will: Understand language systems and how they relate to instruction. Explore the relationship between language and culture and the impact of language on student learning. Further develop your knowledge of cultural differences and how they manifest in the classroom. Gain the expertise to effectively motivate students while developing and assessing their skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Become an advocate for classroom and school environments that facilitate language learning and involve families and communities as partners. Program Overview Flexible Structure: Online and on-campus offerings Time to Complete: 12 to 24 months Program Begins: Fall, spring, summer terms Curriculum: 26-34 credits Cost: View current tuition rates Learn More Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about enrolling in the K-12 ESL Additional Licensure program. Request Info State Eligibility and Complaint Process State Eligibility Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, is required to obtain authorization from individual states to enroll students residing outside of Minnesota. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states. Complaint Process Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.