Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Meet the Growing International Need for English Teachers

The Providence TESOL program will provide you with the necessary training to teach English as an additional language in settings right here in Manitoba, throughout Canada and around the world.

Major Options
Certificate Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 30 credit hours
Program Details

For Entrance into the TESOL Certificate program

Core course requirements for entrance into this program are listed in the Academic Calendar. Acceptance into the Graduate Certificate in TESOL program will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Although a recognized undergraduate degree is preferred, admission as a mature student without an undergraduate degree will be considered. In such instances, previous post-secondary education, employment and/or ministry experience may be taken into account.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please look to the Academic Calendar for full information and course lists. If there are discrepancies between the information listed here and in the Academic Calendar, the Academic Calendar is definitive.

Program Courses
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Material and Methodology
  • Current Issues in TESOL
  • Reading the Church’s Bible

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, M.A. (Program Coordinator)
UC Dean; Assistant Professor of TESOL; MLI Director

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of TESOL

Career Options
Your TESOL education can lead to careers in:

  • Teaching English in an international setting
  • Government work in adult and language learning
  • Global missions
  • English language tutoring
  • Graduate studies in Linguistics
  • Graduate studies in TTESOL