Northern Arizona University

College of Arts and Letters

TESL Certificate


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

TESL Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The TESL certificate provides foundational coursework and a coherent educational experience for people wishing to teach in a range of settings with ESL or EFL students, or wanting to work toward an Arizona ESL endorsement.

Credit hours earned for the TESL Certificate can be applied to an MA-TESL degree. If you’re a certificate student and decide to pursue an MA-TESL degree, you must submit an application for the MA-TESL degree, independently of the application for the TESL Certificate.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 18

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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