English as a Second Language Specialist Certificate

  • The English as a Second Language (ESL) Specialist Program certificate is a graduate certificate which recognizes students have taken courses ESL pedagogy, theory, materials development, and assessment. This certificate is also in line with the requirements from Pennsylvania Department of Education to be awarded a specialist endorsement to students holding a Teaching certificate.

    Program Requirements

    Courses (15 cr.)
    ENGL 641  Topics in ESL Pedagogy  3 cr. 
    ENGL 644  ESL Material and Media  3 cr. 
    ENGL 724  Second Language Acquisition  3 cr. 
    ENGL 742  Cross-cultural Communication  3 cr. 
    ENGL 681  Field Internship  3 cr.