Training Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages (TTESOL)

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Equip Future English Teachers for Work in TESOL

If you have already gained training and experience in teaching English to speakers of other languages you may be interested in passing on your skills to future teachers. Our TTESOL certificate program will build on your abilities as an educator and help you transfer what you know to TESOL students.

Major Options
Certificate Training Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TTESOL) 30 credit hours
Program Details

For Entrance into the TTESOL Certificate program

Core course requirements for entrance into this program are listed in the Academic Calendar. Acceptance into the Graduate Certificate in TTESOL 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 III
  • Language Teacher Education
  • Language Curriculum Development
  • Guided Readings in TTESOL
  • Sociolinguistics

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 TTESOL education can lead to careers in:

  • Teaching English teachers
  • Private EAL or EFL tutoring
  • Teaching English in an international setting
  • Government work in adult and language learning
  • Global missions