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


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

Train Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Our TTESOL program will build on your existing TESOL education and help you become a teacher-trainer. Upon graduation you’ll be ready to teach teachers of English to speakers of other languages right here in Manitoba, throughout Canada and around the world.

*TTESOL courses are accredited by TESL Canada.

42 credit hours
Master of Arts
21 credit hours
Graduate Certificate

For Entrance into the TTESOL program

The academic prerequisite for admission to the TTESOL program is an undergraduate degree, a TESOL certificate or equivalent and 100 hours of adult EAL teaching experience. Core course requirements are listed in the Academic Calendar.

Descriptions of Major Options

  • Master of Arts in TTESOL
    • This graduate-level program comprises 36 credit hours of study as well as a thesis or project. It presumes a level of competence in linguistic theory gained at undergraduate level and concentrates on pedagogical concerns. The thesis or project will allow you to demonstrate mastery of the discipline. 
  • Graduate TTESOL Certificate
    • A 21-credit hour program, the Providence TTESOL certificate will prepare TESOL undergraduates to train teachers of English to speakers of other languages.

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.

  • 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

Graduates build careers in teaching English. Others work in global missions or in adult language learning.