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Teaching English Learners

American College of Education

7 months
4550 USD/full
4550 USD/full
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This Teaching English Learners program at American College of Education is designed to prepare educators to bridge cultural gaps and differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of the fastest growing student population: English language learners.


Key Features

  • Flexible: Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.
  • Transferable: If you choose to continue your education, you can apply most of the credits earned in this certificate program toward our M.Ed. in Teaching English Learners and get your degree faster.
  • Relevant Coursework: All courses center around the teaching needs of English learners and cover concepts that are immediately applicable.
  • State-Approved: This Teaching English Learners program at American College of Education is approved by the Indiana Department of Education for adding the English Learners content area to your existing Indiana teaching license. This certificate is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as leading to the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) K-12 endorsement.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of ESL and Bilingual Education
  • Assessment of ESL and Bilingual Students
  • Methods and Materials for Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Cross-Cultural Studies for Teaching ELLs
  • Linguistics for TESOL

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 7 months

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16 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • ​Bachelor's degree   
  • Minimum grade point average cumulative 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for full admission
  • Number of courses per certificate restricted
  • Transcripts that are international and/or not in English must be evaluated through an NACES-recommended agency.
  • Texas applicants may only submit evaluations from agencies approved by the Texas Education Agency.
  • International applicants must request the course-by-course evaluation. The evaluation report must show that the non-U.S. education is equivalent to the education/accreditation level required for the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4550 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4550 USD for the full programme during 7 months.
  • National

    4550 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4550 USD for the full programme during 7 months.


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