Advanced Certificate in Intensive Teacher Institute (ITI) TESOL
St. John’s University

Program Details

The Advanced Certificate Programs in TESOL or Bilingual Education, which are a part of the Intensive Teaching Institute (ITI), prepares individuals to teach English to students in a bilingual setting. Students who are already working in a New York State school system can shift their career focus to teach children grades K-12 English linguistic skills.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Statement of goals
  • Official Transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
  • Satisfactory Grade Point Average (3.0 – 3.5 depending on program)

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education