With a growing need for trained instructors of English as a second language, this Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) graduate certificate uses linguistics theory and research to provide students with fundamental knowledge of English and the skills to teach non-native learners. This program is composed of courses in linguistic theory, the structure of the English sound system and grammar, adult second language learning, and pedagogical approaches including a practicum in classroom ESL teaching.
What it costs
The cost for this program is $727.00 per credit hour for VA state residents or $881.00 per credit hour for Non-VA residents. See the Cost tab below for a breakdown of tuition and fees. All of Mason’s tuition rates and fees can be found on our Student Accounts site.
This program has an application deadline of April 15 for Fall and October 15 for Spring. For all application information and deadlines, see the Admissions site.Request Info