Graduate Certificate in English as a Second Language (PreK-12)
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in English as a Second Language from ETSU falls under the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. This online ESL graduate certificate program is for teachers of grades PreK-12.

Students must have their bachelor’s degree to enroll. The online ESL program specifically benefits teachers. Some teachers may seek a new path, while others want to learn new skills and knowledge in ESL to better reach their students.

Currently practicing educators can take this program to gain additional teacher licensure. Credits can be applied to either the Masters in Curriculum and Instruction or the Masters in Reading Education from ETSU.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

East Tennessee State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Intended for current teachers