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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Teacher Education, Schl of
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The World Languages Education - English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) graduate certificate builds knowledge and skills in teaching and assessing academic subjects and supporting second language acquisition and literacy for teaching English learners in PreK-12 schools.

The graduate certificate is designed for College of Community Innovation and Education students pursuing graduate initial certification degrees in secondary content areas, school leadership, or student support fields. Students who successfully complete this graduate certificate can expect to increase their marketability in educational professions that serve English learners in PreK-12 settings. This graduate certificate is designed to promote student success in PreK-12 schools but does not directly qualify students for teacher certification. Courses used to earn this certificate may not also be used to earn the World Languages Education - Languages Other Than English (LOTE) graduate certificate.

The World Languages Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) graduate certificate builds knowledge and skills in teaching and assessing academic subjects and supporting second language acquisition and literacy for teaching English learners in PreK-12 schools. The graduate certificate is designed for College of Community Innovation and Education students pursuing graduate initial certification degrees in secondary content areas, school leadership, or student support fields. To earn the certificate, students complete four required courses (12 credit hours total).

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Summer
April 1
Fall
July 1

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