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 is $489 per credit hour for VA state residents or $1,346.75 per credit hour for out-of-state residents. The cost is $700 per credit hour for out-of-state students who enroll in the fully online program through the Office of Continuing Professional Education. Fees include a $35 per credit hour Distance Learning fee. Education Resource, New Student, and other mandatory university and course fees may apply.
This program has an application deadline of April 15 for Fall and October 15 for Spring.Request Info