Credits required
21 or 18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 21 or 18 quarter credits are equal to 14 or 12 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of these programs online. View the DLE curriculum or the ESOL curriculum.
Start terms
2 per year

Graduate Certificates in Dual Language Education / ESOL – Online

The OSU Graduate School application and matriculation fees will be waived when you apply for admission to either the dual language education or ESOL graduate certificate online programs.

Admissions requirements

You must possess or meet the following requirements to be considered for admission:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited institution
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA (The OSU Graduate School sets the minimum requirements for admission.)
  • A valid TSPC license from the state of Oregon (teacher or administrative level)
  • Expect and be prepared to complete graduate-level coursework toward the certificate
  • A passing TOEFL score

When to apply

Students in the DLE and ESOL graduate certificates typically start in fall or summer term. Each program requires students to take a foundational course — offered only in fall and summer — before taking other program courses.

You should have a complete application, including all supporting materials, on file no later than 30 days prior to the academic term that you intend to start. Winter term starts Jan. 4, 2021. 

Please note: This program is not eligible for financial aid.

State authorization and licensure disclosures

In compliance with the U.S. Department of Education and the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission for participation in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA), Oregon State University provides information pertaining to professional licensure and certification in correlation with programs delivered online by OSU Ecampus.

Not all of the OSU Ecampus programs that lead to professional licensure are formally approved by the states and territories outside of Oregon. To learn more about this program as it relates to licensure in the state or territory in which you intend to be licensed, visit our licensure disclosure webpage.

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