Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The certificate program in teaching English to speakers of other languages is a 15-credit program designed to give you a strong foundation in ESOL teaching. By obtaining the certificate in Teaching ESOL you will be qualified to teach in adult, community, college prep, or overseas language programs.

Those interested in pursuing the Master of Arts in Teaching ESOL upon completion of the certificate may apply courses taken toward the MAT degree, provided all other admissions requirements are met.


To apply to this program, please visit our graduate admissions section.


Visit the 2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies catalog Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Graduate Certificate page for more course details and program requirements.


Learn from faculty who have a variety of experiences in the field, both in the United States and overseas.  In addition to being active researchers, our faculty are committed to the discipline and teaching.

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