The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program is an online ESL degree program designed to meet the growing need for educators who are adept in instructing students with limited or no proficiency in English. This program is optimal for those who teach English in outreach or community programs, ESL teachers, or international educators.
This 100% online program integrates studies in education and language acquisition with an overarching focus on cultural diversity. Coursework covers subjects including the theories of language learning, materials development, and English competency assessment. Graduates of this program go on to work in both public and private schools, elementary and high educational institutions, and government agencies.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Ball State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)