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Post-Baccalaureate Advanced Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: Program of Study

Post-Baccalaureate Advanced Certificate, TESOL (15 points)

This program requires 15 units to complete. It consists of five courses and an internship. The instructors are full- and part-time faculty members in the TESOL program in the School of Education, who are experienced professionals in the field. Credits earned in the advanced certificate program can be transferred into the currently registered 34-unit MA TESOL (TSOL) program at NYU.

Courses are offered throughout the fall and spring semesters (selective electives are available in summer semester). Students may complete the program in two or more semesters.

Required Courses - 12 Credits
Course #/Name Credits
TESOL-GE 2002 Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice 3
LANED-GE 2202 Second Language Classrooms: College and Adults 4
TESOL-GE 2205 Structure of American English 3
LANED-GE.2035 Internship in Teaching Second Language* 2
Electives - 3 Credits
Course #/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 Language through Content Area 3
FLGED-GE.2914 Workshop in Teaching Foreign Languages 1-3
By advisement 3

* If you already have had prior or current teaching experience, the internship requirements may be replaced by an elective course.