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Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate, Teaching English as a Second Language in College

Build on your experience as a second language teacher, supervisor, teacher trainer, administrator, or materials developer and acquire new professional skills. You’ll be ready for teaching positions in private and community colleges and community organizations, as well as being well prepared for doctoral study.

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Post-Master's Advanced Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language in College, Non-Certification

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You'll master methods of teaching foreign languages and take courses in curriculum development and research methods as you study:

  • Teaching methods that provoke critical thought and inquiry-based learning
  • The urban educational environments and social, cultural, and economic factors that influence learning
  • How to develop and implement innovative classroom strategies and curricula

As you expand your knowledge of teaching languages and develop new skills, you’ll open doors for advanced career opportunities, such as:

  • Teacher of English as a second language in private and community colleges, community organizations, and immigrant resettlement agencies
  • Curriculum developer, specialist, or evaluator
  • Researcher, teacher educator, trainer, or program coordinator in governmental and non-profit educational agencies and multinational corporations


If you have any additional questions about our degree, please feel free to contact Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth at

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