Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Canisius College

Program Details

The online Advanced Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) prepares teachers to become TESOL specialists for grades K-12. There is a growing need for skilled teachers who are certified to teach non-English speakers, and this program is for those who already have a degree in an undergraduate program but want to strengthen their skills as teachers in this area.  Courses include Linguistics, Literacy, & Second Language Acquisition, Methods and Materials of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Methods of Teaching the Subject Areas in the Native Language, and Evaluation Assessment in Bilingual/TESOL Education.

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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 Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, MAT

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicant must have evidence of a teacher certification.
  • Must have evidence of colllege work in language other than English.