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TESOL Programs

MA, Certificate, Endorsements

At this time, we are not accepting applications for the TESOL programs until further notice. - April 23, 2020

At Emporia State, we offer a master of arts, certificate, and endorsement in TESOL. These programs are designed to serve the increasing need for Teaching English as a Second and/or Foreign Language nationally at the college and public school levels and internationally in private and public institutions.

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)

Masters of Arts

Designed to serve the increasing need for teaching English as a second and/or foreign language at the college and public school level in private and public institutions world-wide.

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Certificate

Certificate Program

The TESOL Graduate Certificate is designed for international teachers and non-education majors in general. The certificate is designed for non-education majors. There is a growing need and worldwide demand for this type of short-term TESOL training program.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Undergraduate Endorsement (Grades PreK-12)

Endorsement

This program is to provide pre-service teachers ESOL endorsement from the State of Kansas. The need for ESOL-licensed teachers both in Kansas and nationwide continues to grow. In Kansas, the number of English Learners (ELs) has increased almost 3,000% in the last 20 years.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Graduate Endorsement

Endorsement

The TESOL Endorsement program at Emporia State is designed to provide in-service teachers an ESOL endorsement from the State of Kansas. The courses making up the endorsement curricula provide skills needed to ensure effective special English language and content instruction to English Learners.