Certificate in TESOL (18 credits)

The TESOL certificate is ideal for teachers with little or no ESL teaching experience or who plan to live abroad. It provides the professional qualifications that can lead to a challenging and important career. Whether a new or experienced teacher, students may enhance their credentials through this program.  

Credits earned in the certificate program can be applied later to the master's degree in cultural and linguistic diversity with a concentration in TESOL.


Course Number Course Name Credits
CLD 522 Introduction to Linguistics 3
CLD 534 Teaching English as a Second Language 3
CLD 548 Structure of English 3
CLD 560 Second Language Acquisition 3

Students may choose two electives from the following courses.


Course Number Course Name Credits
Updated: February 2013
CLD 546 Multicultural/Multilingual Issues -OR- 3
CLD 503 Issues in Contemporary Culture of the United States 3

CLD 536

Reading/Writing in the ESL Classroom -OR-


EDL 634 Content Area Reading 3
PSYC 640 Multicultural Counseling 3
CLD 544 Curriculum and Materials Development 3
CLD 558 English for Specific Purposes 3
  Other with approval of program coordinator  


For application materials and more information, contact Sandra Rollison at 610-647-4400 ext. 3215 or srollison@immaculata.edu.

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