The successful completion of the ESL Program Specialist Certification will prepare students to develop classroom enterprises best suited for academic and individual needs of English learners. Graduates will be eligible to teach English as a Second Language (ESL)/English Language Development (ELD) in the elementary and secondary level (K-12) in public schools.  Candidates must hold or concurrently work on an Instructional I or II teaching certificate. This program may be easily combined with the MEd in TESOL or MEd in Multicultural Education.

Program Details

PA Certification Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements before being recommended for a PA certification in their certification area.

  • Must hold an Instructional I or II to obtain an ESL certification.
  • An existing GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of course requirements in the certification area

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