Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate Program - Graduate

The Linguistics Department offers an 18 credit program leading to a Montclair State University certificate in TESOL. This professional certificate program is designed to provide participants with a background in the principles of linguistics and language education along with an understanding of the classroom applications of these principles. These experiences culminate in an ESL teaching practicum. The entire program is designed to be completed in two semesters of full-time study.

Program Requirements

APLN 500Language and Linguistics3
APLN 520Current Theories of Second Language Acquisition3
APLN 524Advanced Structure of American English3
APLN 525Methodology of Teaching ESL3
APLN 529TESL Practicum3
Select one of the following:3
Language and Culture in Minority Education
Languages in Contact
Languages of the USA
Total Credits18