States Offering Endorsements in ELL or ESL

In the following states, WGU's Endorsement Preparation Program and the M.A. in English Language Learning are designed to meet the requirements for an endorsement or license in English Language Learning or English as a Second Language. The specific type of endorsement or license offered, as well as other requirements, may vary from state to state. You are encouraged to research the specific endorsement requirements for the state in which you intend to teach.

Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

Note: If your state is not included in the list above, check with your state's Department of Education to determine the value of WGU's ELL program. It may meet your state's recommendations for ELL training or your state may be planning to offer an ELL or ESL endorsement or licensure.