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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) or Foreign Language (TEFL) prepares students to teach in language schools in the United States, other countries, and in other capacities.  Courses include: English Syntax, Language Acquisition, and Teaching English as a Second Language.

Requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree granted by a regionally accredited institution
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all undergraduate coursework; or have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all courses taken at the graduate level
  • Other application materials may be required
  • The GRE is not required

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Restrictions

Students must be residing in either the United States or Canada, with the exception of U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.