Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teaching English as a Foreign Language Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language is intended for aspiring teachers of English for non-native speakers, as well as for practicing teachers who would like to enhance their skills and credentials. Students will be better prepared to teach English in a wide range of contexts, both abroad and domestically, or to pursue a graduate degree in TEFL or another field within applied linguistics. A total of 18 credit hours are required to complete the certificate program, 15 hours ( 5 courses) of required, core courses, and 3 hours (1 course) of an approved elective course.

Admission criteria:

Applicants must hold a BA in a related field (e.g., language, education, etc.) or must be pursuing an MA in a related field. Applicants with a different academic background may, at most, be permitted probationary admission, with stipulations for coursework and/or expectations for performance during the first semester in the program.