Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate
This certificate program is intended for those seeking training and an initial qualification in the teaching of English as a second language for the purpose of teaching ESL in settings other than the Ohio public school system. The program is designed to introduce the student to the central issues in the theory and practice of teaching English to non-native speakers through courses in modern and applied linguistics, in second language pedagogy and in related disciplines.
- Hold a bachelor's degree
- Statement of Purpose
- Students who do not have English as a native language must demonstrate adequate proficiency in English with a valid TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based)
Applications to the Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate program are accepted on a rolling basis.
Not all departments offer graduate assistantships. Students should inquire with the department directly to determine assistantship availability.
Financial Aid Information
Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.
Tuition and Fees
Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.
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