Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language for Adult Learners
Kansas State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) for Adult Learners is designed for adult educators who work with second language learners but have had no formal education specific to adult learners or English as a second language.  The curriculum emphasizes instructional methods and principles of learning that promote linguistic, cognitive, and academic development for culturally and linguistically diverse adult learners in various educational settings.  Graduates find careers as instructors at community colleges, adult basic education centers, and private businesses.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 3.0 minimum GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours
  • Transcript(s) from each institution attended
  • Statement of objectives
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if applicable)

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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