The graduate certificate in TESOL provides you a better understanding of:

  • the structure of the English language
  • how languages are used and learned
  • how to design and implement pedagogical tasks that facilitate English language learning.

Developed by TESOL education faculty in the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum, this graduate certificate is a stand-alone credential.

Upon completion of the certificate, you will be prepared to work as an English language instructor, language program administrator, language tester and a writer for educational materials where English is a foreign language.

You must complete 18 hours of online courses in order to achieve this certificate. Visit Mizzou Online for more information, including a sample course schedule and application instructions.