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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate

Return to: 3110 Department of Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language 

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) will be awarded to students who successfully complete a series of five graduate courses (15 hours) offered by the Department of AL/ESL. The Graduate TESOL Certificate is an entry-level credential for those who plan short-term stays overseas or who are interested in employment in adult schools, private language institutes, or non-profit organizations that offer adult English language courses.

Through this certificate program, students will:

  • Learn language teaching methodology and principles of second language acquisition
  • Study the nature of language and the structure of English
  • Gain practical experience in language classrooms

Degree Requirements