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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Advanced Certificate

State University College at Brockport

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    100% Online
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  • Degree Level
    Advanced Certificate
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Earn your advanced certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The Advanced Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at the College at Brockport leads to certification in the following area: English to Speakers of Other Languages, PK-12, Initial. The program is designed for individuals who hold (or will soon hold) an initial-level NYS teaching certificate in any grade level or content area, and who have previously completed at least 12 credits of a language other than English at the college level. This program may be completed entirely online or through a mix of online and in-person coursework, as candidates prefer. Candidates may also transfer up to 12.0 credits completed with grades of B (3.0) or higher from other accredited institutions, identified by and in consultation with their advisor and subject to approval by the department. Have questions? The departmental contact for all questions about their program is Frank Rossi, 

What's a advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

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  • 100% Online
    This program is presented 100% online. You will not be expected to attend any classes on campus.
  • Personal concierge
    You will have one person who acts as a single point of contact for any and all questions you may have.
  • Learn by doing
    Participate in field experiences such as internships, clinical placements, and service learning to apply your academic knowledge in the world.
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  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
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