About

The Graduate Certificate in English, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is open to any qualified Wright State University graduate student, regardless of program. It is available to nondegree students and to students in the English M.A. program in Literature or in Composition and Rhetoric, as well as the Master of Humanities program.

Accreditation

Wright State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • TESOL Grammar 
  • TESOL Assessment
  • TESOL Theory and Culture 
  • TESOL Practices & Materials 
  • TESOL Internship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

A grade of B or better in an upper-division introductory linguistics course taken within the last five years is the only prerequisite to the certificate program. Students may fulfill this requirement by taking either ENG 4710 or ENG 6710 (Introduction to Linguistics) before beginning the certificate program or during the fall quarter in conjunction with fall quarter courses.

In order to be admitted into the program, nonnative speakers of English must obtain a TOEFL IBT score of 100, IELTS 7.5, PTE 68 or satisfactory completion of LEAP Level 4 TOEFL substitution. Students will be tested upon beginning the program and may be required to take ESL courses to improve their English skills. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1091 USD/credit
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  • National

    1091 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    640 USD/credit
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Wright State University offers several scholarship opportunities to graduate students, including:

  • Graduate assistantships
  • Tuition scholarships
  • Fellowships
  • Stipends

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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