Online Graduate Certificate in English Language Learner (ELL) Education
Prepares you to serve linguistically and culturally diverse students in K-12 schools, in adult TESOL programs or by teaching English abroad.
Provides a unique, optional focus on the needs and issues of ELL / ESL education in rural areas.
Meets accreditation standards of the Teacher's of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
Designed to meet requirements for ELL, ESL or TESOL teacher endorsement in North Dakota, as well as in other states.
Follows the same quality curriculum as UND College of Education & Human Development's on-campus programs.
Allows you to view recorded classroom lectures, access course materials, submit assignments, and take exams at the time of day and place of your choice. You are not required to come to campus at any time.
Begins every Fall (August) and Summer (May) Semester.
Offers affordable, in-state tuition for all online courses regardless of where you live!
Top-Notch Faculty from the UND College of Education & Human Development
Learn from highly qualified faculty with doctoral degrees and extensive experience in teaching English as a second language to immigrant, refugee and Native American populations in the United States and to children and adults overseas.
Benefit from a diverse faculty who have taught or served as administrators in a variety of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, including a university-based Intensive English program, the Peace Corps and training programs for international TESOL teachers.
Gain practical experience from faculty who work closely with schools and state government to develop appropriate standards, assessments and policies for K-12 ELL education and ESL students.
Experience strong one-on-one interaction with instructors who are committed to distance learning and your success.