Graduate Certificate in Teaching as a Second Language
George Mason University

Program Details

With a growing need for trained instructors of English as a second language, this Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) graduate certificate uses linguistics theory and research to provide students with fundamental knowledge of English and the skills to teach non-native learners. This program is composed of courses in linguistic theory, the structure of the English sound system and grammar, adult second language learning, and pedagogical approaches including a practicum in classroom ESL teaching.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

George Mason University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)