Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Certificate)

The undergraduate certificate program in teaching English to speakers of other languages consists of a coherent set of courses that provides students with the skills necessary to teach English as a foreign language.

This certificate does not certify students to teach in Arizona public schools (K-12).

Degree Offered

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Certificate)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, The College of


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Career Outlook

The TESOL certificate is useful for students interested in careers in this increasingly important field. It also serves as excellent preparation for students wishing to pursue graduate studies in the Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program at ASU or in a similar program at another institution.

Students who combine this TESOL certificate with their major program of study may become more marketable to employers.

Students who complete this undergraduate certificate often decide to pursue employment in teaching abroad. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

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