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English as a New Language


The purpose of the English as a New Language program is to teach students English, enabling them to succeed in schools where English is the language of instruction. The English as a New Language program is primarily to teach English by using vocabulary and structures commonly found in the content area classes.


Contact Information

Dr. Arturo Rodriguez
(208) 426-2243
Department of Literacy, Language & Culture
Education Building, Room 507
1910 University Dr.,
Boise, ID 83725-1725

Degree Requirements

Master of Education in English as a New Language, M.Ed.

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.
  2. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office.
  3. A statement of 500-1000 words that explains your professional goals and the ways in which the program will help you achieve them.
  4. A list of your teaching experience.


See the website for updated scholarship information.

Application and Materials Deadline

Contact the department for more information.