Canisius College offers an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This online ESL degree prepares teachers to fill a growing need for skilled teachers who are certified to teach non-English speakers. This program is ideal for those who already have a degree in an undergraduate program but want to strengthen their skills as teachers in this area. Small class sizes ensure you get lots of personalized instruction from accomplished bilingual teachers. Courses include linguistics, literacy, assessment, and subject area instruction.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Canisius College is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, MAT
Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicant must have evidence of a teacher certification.
- Must have evidence of colllege work in language other than English.