Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Certificate)
Possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective ELL, ESL or TESOL educator.
Be prepared to teach English to speakers of other languages and serve culturally diverse students in K-12 schools, adult education programs, and university intensive English programs in the U.S. and internationally. UND's online Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program prepares professional teachers to enter this growing field, and help students with the challenges of learning English.
- Program type:
- Certificate - Graduate
- Est. time to complete:
- 1.5 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at UND?
The part-time, online Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certificate is designed for teachers who want to teach English to children and adults who speak English as a second language or an additional language.
This program allows you to:
- Design and implement instruction that integrates English language development with academic learning.
- Assess language proficiency levels of students and use assessment results to plan instruction.
- Apply knowledge of linguistics and second language acquisition to ELL / ESL instruction and assessment.
- Understand the needs of students from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
UND's TESOL program is for those who do not need or want a full master's program, but who want documentation of their studies in the field.