Online Graduate Certificates & Degrees
Low-price, reputable, ONLINE options from a Western university
Boise State U Online degrees (Idaho, USA) - I recommend the Certificate in Online Teaching and Master's in Educational Technology (M.ET.), about $400 US/credit
Valley City State U Distance Learning (North Dakota, USA) - online M.Ed. with various specializations, under $350/credit
University of London Institute of Education, Distance Learning -
M.A. Education/ & Technology, *competitively priced for UK/EU teachers only, 1-yr full-time or 2-yr part-time, around £6000 / $10,000 US.
University of Southern Queensland - a variety of online degrees, *competitively priced for "Commonwealth Supported" students only, as low as 6000 AUD all-in
University of North Dakota - M.A. in Linguistics, course work can be completed over 2 consecutive summer sessions of two months each (June - Aug), followed by some arranged credits and projects, which can be completed anywhere in the world. Cost of tuition plus food & lodging = around $3000 per summer, making it an excellent value for the price.
Degrees from U.S. Universities / Course Work in Asia
These take more than 2 yrs to complete, but are an affordable, excellent option for EFL teachers who are working in Asia:
Temple University, Tokyo & Osaka - Master's in TESOL program can be completed leisurely (up to 4 yrs). At the end of the day, you will receive a U.S. accredited degree from Temple U in Philadelphia.
Woosong U (Korea) & St. Cloud U - Master of Arts in TESOL program is a 1+2? arrangement: 15 credits at Woosong U in Daejon are then transferred to St. Cloud U. You take 5 more classes and do a thesis. The first yr. has to be done at Woosong, after that, online from anywhere in the world in less than 2 yrs. Result = an accredited degree from St. Cloud U in Minnesota.
Online Options from Asian Universities
Assumption U Bangkok - M.Ed. Teaching & Technology, about 250,000B / $8000 US, some testing has to be done from Thailand
U of Philippines Open University (UPOU) Grad Certificate & Master of Distance Education, open to all, $3000 - $4500 US for Master degree