Graduate Certificate in Adult ESL
Hamline University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Adult ESL program prepares educators to make sound decisions in course design and classroom practice as they teach English as a second language (ESL).  This program supports individuals in gaining the knowledge and practical skills to teach English as a second language to adults from linguistically and culturally diverse populations.  Educators practice in a variety of settings, including:

  • Adult basic education programs
  • Technical/vocational programs
  • College and university courses
  • Community-based or volunteer programs


  • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally-accredited college or university

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission