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Embrace your passion for language with our Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) graduate certificate. Offered in-person and fully online, our 18-hour program prepares you to teach English to bilingual and multilingual learners. Earning your TESOL certificate opens doors to education and more. Our program fulfills the SACS requirements, allowing you to teach on the collegiate level. This certificate is ideal for those who currently hold a master’s degree or are in the process of completing one. If you are not currently a graduate student at A&M-Commerce, our master’s degree in Applied Linguistics may be the better path for you. Become a language teacher and make your impact today!

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

1 year

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

18 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate:: New Students Application section, Domestic

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Graduate Certificate” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for FAFSA and TAFSA financial aid through the state and federal governments during the admission application process. Use code 003565.
  • Apply for outside scholarships once you are admitted to A&M-Commerce.
  • Check your financial aid and scholarship info through myLeo > Student Resources > Financial Aid Information.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • To register for classes, go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate:: Current Students Application section

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

  • Submit your application through ApplyTexas.
    • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application”.
    • Select Texas A&M University-Commerce as your “Target university”.
    • Select “Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Certificate” as your “Major”.
    • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Look for an application confirmation email.
    • Within two business days of your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.
  • Wait for an admission decision email before processing to the next step.
    • Once the Graduate School has reviewed your application, a notification will be sent to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 2. Register for Classes

You are ready to register for classes once you are admitted to the program.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • Go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Program Requirements

Once admitted, you must:

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