TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) (Graduate Certificate)
Offered by the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program, College of Arts and Sciences.
Admission to the Program
A grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) is required. Applicants whose native or first language is not English must demonstrate proof of language proficiency by submitting satisfactory results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The minimum TOEFL score for full admissions consideration is 100 on the internet-based test (iBT) or 600 on the paper-based test.
- 15 credit hours of approved coursework with grades of B or better. Grades of B- or lower are not accepted toward the fulfillment of this certificate's requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 9 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit
Note: This program is not designed for K-12 ESOL licensure