Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

English Language Teaching Certificate

24 months
1329 USD/credit 7974 USD/year
1329 USD/credit 7974 USD/year
966 USD/credit 5796 USD/year
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The English Language Teaching Certificate program in the College of Education and Human Development at Temple University  provides students with the skills to teach English to adult learners, international students and English language learners abroad.


This English Language Teaching Certificate program at Temple University is ideal for those who want to develop a solid foundation for teaching English to non-native speakers and can serve as a critical pathway to the master’s program in Teaching English to Speakers of English in Other Languages (TESOL).

Field Experience  

As part of your academic program, you will gain firsthand knowledge in classrooms through immersive field placements.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Applied Language Study: Grammar, Morphology and Classroom Discourse
  •  Multilingual Students' Literacy Development
  • Current Approaches to Teaching English Language Learners
  • Teaching English in a Global Context
  •  Designing Assessment and Curriculum for Multilingual Students
  • Second Language Development
  • Contexts for Teaching and Learning Language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline
  • Statement of Goals: Outline your interest in seeking a graduate certificate with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire, your interests, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Resume: Current resume required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    7974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 966 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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