Program Overview

The TESOL certificate is intended for non-education students interested in teaching English or other content areas such as mathematics, biology, philosophy, or history among others, in bilingual settings abroad or in adult education programs after graduation.

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Program Requirements

This 9-credit program links current research to best practices in the field of language teaching. It offers an introduction to language learning theories, teaching methodology and classroom management, with opportunities to work with actual students and receive feedback from professors.


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate

Maria Villalobos-Buehner

Professor of Spanish, Department Chair

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Fine Arts 354

mvillalobos [at]


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