East Tennessee State University

College of Arts & Sciences

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate


807 University Pkwy

Johnson City, TN 37604

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The department of English offers a graduate certificate in TESOL that provides knowledge and skills necessary to teach English as a second language in a variety of settings beyond the public schools. The course enables students to understand the process of learning a second language, design and implement English courses that meet the needs of English learners in adult education programs and institutes of higher learning, develop a view of themselves as professionals in the specialized field of teaching English as a second language, and understand the basis of continuing professional development in this field.


East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033, telephone (404) 679-4500, or Website with any question regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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