Graduate Certificate in ESL
Degree Offered: Graduate certificate in ESL.
Length of Program: 5 years maximum. Students may be full-time or part-time. Beginning in Fall semester is recommended.
Program Requirements: 15 hours of coursework. Students must attain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade of B for any course applied to the certificate.
For detailed information on program requirements, click here.
Courses Required: Introduction to Linguistics; ESL Theory; ESL Curriculum Design; Sociolinguistics; One 60000-level ESL course.
Full-Time Staff: Dwight Atkinson, Margie Berns, April Ginther, Tony Silva (Director).
Admission Requirements: The University requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; a minimum GPA of 3.0; and for applicants whose native language is not English, TOEFL iBT scores are also required.
General: Degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students are eligible for the program. Students may complete the certificate independently of their field of study and need not be registered in an MA or PhD program.
Director, Second Language Studies/ESL
Department of English
1356 Heavilon Hall
West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA
Telephone: (765) 494-3769
Fax: (765) 494-3780