World Languages Education - English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Graduate Certificate

Department: School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership

The World Languages Education - English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) graduate certificate builds knowledge and skills in teaching and assessing academic subjects and supporting second language acquisition and literacy for teaching English learners in PreK-12 schools. The graduate certificate is designed for College of Education and Human Performance students pursuing graduate initial certification degrees in secondary content areas and in school leadership and student support fields. Students who successfully complete this graduate certificate can expect to increase their marketability in educational professions that serve English learners in PreK-12 settings. This graduate certificate is designed to promote student success in PreK-12 schools but does not directly qualify students for teacher certification. Courses used to earn this certificate may not also be used to earn the World Languages Education - Languages Other Than English (LOTE) graduate certificate.