Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement
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Why Study Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Online?

The University of Cincinnati offers reduced tuition rates for PreK-12 teachers to enhance their current credentials through our PreK-12 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement program.

The TESOL Endorsement Graduate Certificate is aligned with the TESOL International Association’s standards and the State of Ohio’s TESOL standards.  This Endorsement is offered online in response to the growing population of English language learners in U.S. classrooms and the academic demand at national and international levels.

This PreK – 12 TESOL Endorsement is geared toward individuals who are licensed in single or multiple subject areas and are interested in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL).

The program is designed to:

  • Meet the national TESOL standards
  • Prepare theoretically-informed and practically-equipped ESL teachers, curriculum developers and program administrators
  • Support the growing population of English Language Learners (ELL) in U.S. classrooms

The certificate is offered 100% online: Providing flexibility for modern teachers. No campus visits are required and the program’s fully online format enables students to complete all degree requirements without having to relocate to the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Part-time and full-time scheduling: Have the flexibility to balance work and family obligations while completing your teaching endorsement.  Every student enrolled online is assigned a dedicated Academic Advisor as well as a Student Success Coordinator that provides one-on-one support. They are your on-campus partners who can help you manage your time and ensure you’re meeting degree requirements to get you to graduation.

Discounts available now: Eligible students applying for the endorsement graduate certificate program may qualify for the Professional Development Award equating to a 30% discount off their entire bill, fees included, and the application fee is waived for Summer 2022 applicants!