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 Specialization / ESOL – Online

ESOL curriculum

Oregon State’s online Graduate Certificate in English for Speakers of Other Languages is an 18-credit program, at the end of which you will add an ESOL endorsement to your teaching portfolio. In addition to being recognized by state teacher licensing agencies, ESOL is a discipline that draws from linguistics, language pedagogy, second language acquisition, multicultural education, education policy and program administration.

To view curriculum details, please visit Oregon State’s official academic catalog.

Required courses (18 credits)

  • ED 522 – Racial and Cultural Harmony in the K-12 Classroom (3)
  • ED 572 – Foundations of ESOL Education (3)
  • ED 573 – Instructional Approaches for ESOL Education (3)
  • ED 576 – Partnerships and Ideologies in ESOL Education (3)
  • ED 579 – Linguistics for Teachers (3)
  • ED 510 – Internship (3)

Additional program features

Internship

You must participate in a 3-credit internship within the state of Oregon in order to successfully complete this program. You can complete the internship in your own classroom if you currently teach at least three English language learners.

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