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  Printed on 9/20/2020

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

Share 20-863-2 Certificate (C)
9 Credits
Not Financial Aid Eligible
Location*: Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

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Learn to teach English as a second or foreign language in the U.S. or abroad with this certificate. You will learn the theories of second language acquisition, along with English language teaching methods. This certificate can also help enhance your skills and understanding for working with international students. Your training includes observation of English Language Learning (ELL) instruction, with opportunities to practice teaching in an ELL classroom. You will have the skills you need to get started.

Career Opportunities

  • ELL Specialist
  • Literacy Advocate
  • Missionary
  • Overseas English Teacher

Estimated Program Cost

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

This program will cost about $1,376.10*
based on current tuition and fees.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

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* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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Credit Transfer Options

They're your credits. Take them with you!

Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Additional Information
Contact Julie Melnarik at 920-735-2443 or []( before applying for this certificate.

Courses can also be taken at the graduate level through our partnership with Lakeland University.

Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.

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Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs, so you can get the right training at the right time in your career.

Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.