Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language
University of Memphis

Program Details

Enroll in online ESL degree programs and enhance professional opportunities.  This program is designed for those interested in teaching English both within and outside the United States to non-English speaking students.  Complete practical preparations that prepare students to teach post-secondary students and adults.  However, this program in not a program to prepare K-12 ESL teachers.  

Gain specific knowledge and skills that are specific for ESL teachers and identified by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL).  Complete such courses as:

  • Theory and History of ESL 
  • Principles of Skills Assessment 
  • ESL Grammar

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Memphis is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent