2020-2021 Catalog Winter Update

TESOL, Graduate Certificate

The TESOL Program offers participants a foundation in second language acquisition theory, linguistics, language teaching methods, and cultural issues related to teaching English to a diverse student population. Participants acquire hands-on experience using contemporary instructional methods. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of teaching.

Admission Requirements

City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Total Required Credits (15 Credits)

Required Courses

TESOL 510Principles of Language Learning and Teaching


TESOL 525Methods of Teaching Language


TESOL 530Teaching Grammar


TESOL 540Strategies for Teaching the Four Language Skills


TESOL 555TESOL Materials Development and Selection