Certificate of Advanced Study in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Clarkson University

Program Details

The online Certificate of Advanced Study in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program is designed for teachers already practicing in the classroom who are interested in gaining a second certification.  The curriculum provides added skills and value to a teacher’s overall teaching portfolio, ensuring more flexibility and job security while allowing schools to forgo putting a second teacher in a classroom with English language learners.  Courses include:

  • Curriculum and Methods of Teaching ESOL
  • TESOL Teaching Methods 
  • English Grammar for the ENL Teacher
  • TESOL English Linguistics
  • TESOL Literacy

Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A bachelor's degree with 12 credits (or demonstrated fluency) in a language other than English
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE or Miller Analogies Test 
  • In-person or virtual interview

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education