Graduate Certificate in
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
School systems today address a growing population of non-English-speaking students. You can gain the skills and knowledge needed for future teaching success by earning a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Successful students can use these courses to apply to the Arkansas Department of Education for a licensure endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL).
Teachers can use the certificate and endorsement to stand out in the job market and to enhance their school systems' rich, inclusive resources.
- CIED 5923 - Second Language Acquisition
- CIED 5933 - Second Language Methodologies
- CIED 5943 - Teaching People of Other Cultures
- CIED 5953 - Second Language Assessment
- CIED 5913 - Parent/Family Engagement for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students
or CIED 6193 - Teaching English Language Learners in the Content Areas
or CIED 6353 - Foundations and Issues in Bilingual and ESL Education
Arkansas Teacher Licensing Endorsement
Gain the skills and knowledge needed for future teaching success by taking four 3 hour courses required by the state of Arkansas to gain a licensure endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL). Licensed Arkansas teachers who complete the required courses below and pass the required PRAXIS test can apply to the Arkansas Department of Education for an ESL licensure endorsement.
|Tuition / credit hour||$437.54|
|Fee / credit hour|
|Network & Data Systems||$12.10|
Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2023 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.
Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid.