Hawai'i Pacific University

Graduate Studies

Graduate Certificate in TESOL/ Nagoya University


Graduate Service Center, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 911

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 900

Honolulu, HI 96813

United States


(808) 544-0200


(808) 235-3590

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in TESOL/ Nagoya University

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate is an 18-credit program designed with courses in three areas: linguistic theory, pedagogy (teaching methods), and practicum. With this balanced curriculum, students can prepare themselves for ESL/EFL teaching in the United States or overseas. A full-time student can finish the program in an academic year or one academic year plus a summer session. Part-time students can move through the program at their own pace.


Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC); member of many nationally recognized groups including the National League of Nursing, and the Executive MBA Council.

International Student Requirements:

English proficiency details: A score of 80 overall and at least 25 in writing for iBT, A score of 213 overall and at least 5 in TWE for cBT, A score of 550 overall and at least 5 in TWE for pBT, and a score of 6 overall and at least 6.5 in writing for IELTS.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 18

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 735 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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