TESOL
Certificate Program

TESOL

Fluency in a global world
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Gina Bello

"The program was intensive, and I’m seeing the rewards now. We’ll see if I can be a pioneer."
Gina Bello

Program Description

Classroom • Online • Blended

English for a global world. A specialized sequence of courses in linguistics and education prepare instructors to teach immigrants and foreign nationals or travel abroad to teach English. In this program you will learn best practices to teach English to nonnative speakers at all stages of language acquisition, as well as how to communicate effectively with a diverse audience, in terms of culture and nationality. Empower your students—and ultimately yourself.

TESOL certificate program objectives:

•  Assess and evaluate a student’s level of English language knowledge.

•  Teach English grammar and writing to nonnative speakers.

•  Understand bilingual and English language development.

•  Address students at all levels of language acquisition and tailor your instruction accordingly.

 

Curriculum: Total Required: 27 units. Take 7 courses (23 units) of required credit, 2-4 courses (4 units) of elective credit. End with certificate of completion review.

Time Commitment: A full-time student can complete the certificate in 9–12 months.

Estimated Cost: $5,500

Cost for F1 Students: [Costs for F-1 students]

Courses

Curriculum: Total Required: 27 units. Take 7 courses (23 units) of required credit, 2-4 courses (4 units) of elective credit. End with certificate of completion review.

Required Courses

Winter Online
Summer Online
Units: 4.0 TESL.X300
Winter Classroom
Summer Classroom
Fall Classroom
Spring Classroom
Winter Classroom
Summer Classroom
Units: 3.0 TESL.X302
Winter Classroom
Summer Classroom
Fall + Classroom and Online (Blended)
Spring + Classroom and Online (Blended)
Units: 5.0 TESL.X390
Fall Classroom
Spring Classroom

Elective Courses

Fall Online
Winter + Classroom and Online (Blended)
Spring Online
Summer + Classroom and Online (Blended)
Units: 2.0 TESL.X309
Fall Classroom
Spring Classroom
Units: 2.0 TESL.X310

Required Certificate Review

Fall Online
Winter Online
Spring Online
Summer Online

Requisite Knowledge

Please review the course descriptions to ensure that you have taken necessary prerequisites or meet the requirements through job experience or previous education.

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You are invited to declare candidacy in your certificate program as soon as possible so you can lock in the curriculum requirements and not be impacted by any subsequent program changes. Once you’ve declared, you have three years to complete the program.

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