Certificates & Endorsements in TEFL/TESL
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) are some of the fastest-growing educational fields in the world.
Kent State is one of few institutions in the nation offering a hands-on, comprehensive certificate program in TEFL/TESL.With the world’s growing need for individuals who speak English, the demand for people who can teach English as a foreign or second language has grown rapidly over the past few decades.
Our graduate programs:
Which Program Should I Choose?
|Program||Prior experience required?||Preparation for state licensure?||Practicum abroad?||Degree granting?||Foreign language proficiency required?||Program requirements|
|B.A. in TESL||No||No||Optional||Yes||Yes||B.A. in TESL Requirements|
|B.A. TESL with Education Minor||No||Yes||Optional||Yes||Yes||B.A. TESL and Education Minor|
|Undergraduate TEFL Certificate||No||No||Required||No||No||Undergraduate TEFL Certificate|
|Endorsement (Undergraduate)||Yes (concurrent enrollment in a teacher education program)||Yes||No||No||No||Endorsement (Undergraduate)|
|M.A. in TESL||No (but recommended)||No||Optional||Yes||Yes||M.A. in TESL|
|M.A. in TESL for Teachers (P-12)||No (but recommended)||Yes||No||Yes||Yes||M.A. in TESL for Teachers (P-12)|
|Endorsement (Graduate)||Yes (licensure in another subject)||Yes||No||No||No||Endorsement (Graduate)|
|Graduate TEFL Certificate||No||No||Optional||No||Yes||Graduate TEFL Certificate|