Advanced Certificate in TESOL
St. John’s University

Program Details

A dramatic rise in the number of students entering schools from non-English speaking households has changed the face of the New York Metro area and increased the need for educators adept in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The Advanced Certificate in TESOL prepares holders of initial or professional New York State certification to support English Language Learners (ELLs) from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

St. John’s University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students), GRE, MAT, PRAXIS

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Essay/Writing Sample