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This program requires 15 credits to complete. It consists of five courses and an internship. The instructors are full- and part-time faculty members in the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program who are experienced professionals in the field. Credits earned in the advanced certificate program can be transferred into the MA TESOL program at NYU.

Courses are offered throughout the year. Students may complete the program in two semesters or pace their learning according to their needs and timetable.

Required Courses (12 credits)

Required Courses (12 credits)
Course # and Name Credits
TESOL-GE.2002 Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice 3
LANED-GE.2202 The Second Language Classroom: College and Adults 4
TESOL-GE.2205 Structure of American English 3
LANED-GE.2035 Internship in Second Language Teaching 
(If you have prior or current teaching experience, the internship requirements may be replaced by an elective course.)

Electives (3 credits)

Electives (3 credits)
Course # and Name Credits
LANED-GE.2060 Language Evaluation and Assessment 3
LANED-GE.2040 Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society 3
TESOL-GE.2204 Teaching Second Languages across Content Areas 3
LANED-GE.2206 Second Language Acquisition: Research and Capstone Project 3