Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners
Valley City State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Teaching ELL from Valley City State University provides in-service teachers with the cultural and linguistic pedagogy needed to address the ELL needs of teachers in both North Dakota and other states. Courses cover topics in:

  • Authentic Assessment Strategies & Evaluation of ELLs
  • Methods of Teaching English & Academic Content to ELLs
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Foundations of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
  • Putting Theory into Practice (ELL Teaching Practicum)
  • Language & Culture
  • Linguistics for ELL Teachers

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Valley City State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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