Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
The graduate level Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is open to students from any field who desire training in teaching English to speakers of other languages. It is independent of a teaching credential, which is required for teaching in public schools, grades K-12.
The TESOL Certificate is recognized by private institutions, adult schools and community college programs for teaching ESL. Some programs may require an MA in TESOL in addition to the TESOL certificate.
The TESOL certificate is also useful for teaching English abroad, as a foreign language (TEFL).
Full information on prerequisites and requirements can be found in the Catalog.