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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate

Officially approved as:     

Stand Alone:   Yes      
Degree Dependent:   
 No       

Total Credit Hours: 18

Certificate description: The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) prepares English language teachers, English language program administrators, language testers, and educational materials writers to work in contexts where English is a foreign language (EFL contexts).  The objectives of the certificate are to develop professionals with a) knowledge of the structure of the English language; b) an understanding of how languages are used and learned; and c) skills in designing and implementing pedagogical tasks to facilitate language learning. The certificate consists of 18 graduate credit hours divided among five core courses and one elective course.  

Certificate web site: 
http://online.missouri.edu/degreeprograms/ed-tesol/gradcertificate.aspx

For information about certificate, contact:
Dr. Nikki Ashcraft    
Email:  ashcraftn@missouri.edu                       
Phone:  (972) 226-0923 (remote)  

Dr. Rachel Pinnow 
Email:  pinnowr@missouri.edu
Phone:  (573) 882-8465
Address:  Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, 303 Townsend Hall, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211