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One-Year TESL Certificate

Teaching English as a Second Language One Year Certificate
(Does Not Lead to New York State Teacher Certification or Certification in Education Leadership)

The One-Year Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language is a 24-hour, two-semester program that provides the specialized courses that are part of the BRE degree program concentration in TESL.

The one-year TESL certificate program is especially attractive to those individuals coming from other institutions who already possess a bachelors degree or equivalent and want to engage in a concentrated program of study in TESL. Scholarship information for international students interested in this program is available.

Fall Semester
TESL 2111 Theories of Second Language Acquisition 3
TESL 2031 Structure of English Language 3
TESL 3022 College Level TESL/Adult TESL 3
ANTH 3022 Cultural Anthropology 3
Total 12
Spring Semester
TESL 2122 Methods of TESOL 3
TESL 4011 Language Program and Curriculum Design 3
LING 4322 Linguistics 3
TESL 4233 Internship in TESL 3
Total 12

 

What can you do with a TESL One Year Certificate?

  • Teach ESL to adults in the United States
  • Teach ESL to school children in many countries outside the United States
  • Teach EFL to adults outside the United States
  • Teach ESL or EFL in volunteer programs overseas
  • Added to a Bachelor’s degree in education, teach K-12 ESL in the United States
  • Added to a Master’s degree, teach ESL in higher education in the United States

For more information about the TESL One Year Certificate or the TESL Concentration, please contact Professor Bonnie Novak, Chairperson of the TESL Concentration.

Semester Outline

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure 2012-2013

  • Program Name: 1-Year Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate
  • OPEID: 021691
  • CIP Code: 39.0201
  • SOC Code: 21-2021

Occupations:

Missionary, Religious leader/teacher/director, Non-traditional English teacher

O*Net Link to occupational profiles:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/21-2021.00

Program Costs:
(This program takes two full-time semesters to complete)

Scholarship information for international students that are interested in this program is available. Email Professor Novak for details.

Graduation Rates:

  • Number of graduates: 4
  • On-time completion rate: For the privacy of our students, we cannot disclose this information.

Job Placement rate of graduates:
Not available at this time

Median loan debt of graduates:
For the privacy of our students, we cannot disclose this information.