Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Graduate Certificate Program Summary


Are you interested in teaching English as a second language to children and adults internationally or within your own community? Apply to the graduate certificate program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) to learn instructional strategies for teaching English, deepen your knowledge of how languages are acquired, explore English linguistics, develop a professional identity as a language teacher, and engage in conversations around important issues in TESOL.

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Graduate Chair
Dr. Loukia Sarroub

Graduate Support Staff
Kate Rask

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Application checklist and deadlines

1. Required by Graduate Studies

Submit these items as part of the standard steps to admission.

2. Required by the department

After you apply, allow one business day for us to set up your access so you can complete these requirements via MyRED.

  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Resume
  • Application essay
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
Application deadline
Summer: February 1; Fall: February 1; Spring: October 15

This summary page is maintained by Graduate Studies.
For additional details check out the dept./program website: TLTE Graduate Certificates.

Departments: Have an update for this summary? Contact Kurt Mueller.