Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language

The Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language from Webster is designed for individuals who seek to help others develop the English skills of non-native speakers living either overseas or in the United States. The program prepares you to become effective language teachers through developing a theoretical background in critical aspects ranging from language structure to teaching methodology.

Points of Distinction

  • Instructors have master's degrees, most in TESL/TEFL. Many work as a teacher trainers, and have years of experience teaching English both in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Many technological tools are available for language learning, including blogs, electronic classrooms, online discussion tools and video and audio equipment.
  • Webster University's worldwide context allows interaction with learners from around the world through online education and/or study at one of the university's many international campuses.

All students pursuing the Missouri ESOL Certification or the Webster TEFL Certificate will be considered degree-seeking students and will have the option to pursue one of the MA TESL tracks within 5 years from the start of their TESL coursework

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