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

2. Required by the department

  • 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

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For additional details check out the dept./program website: TLTE Graduate Certificates.

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