Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL), Certificate

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The Certificate in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL) is a program of study designed for teachers and prospective teachers seeking competence in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. The program combines upper division and graduate courses in English, linguistics and education. Courses completed as part of other programs of study may be applicable toward the certificate. Candidates must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or better in the program.