Be trained and certified in TESOL as a means for teaching English to non-English speakers in the U.S. and other countries.


  • Gain the knowledge, strategies and practice needed to feel comfortable teaching English classes to students of various levels and backgrounds.
  • Take part in an international internship gaining experience in TESOL while living in and learning about the country.

Career opportunities

Job opportunities abound in English-language schools and institutes around the world. These teaching positions are ideal for early career language teachers and for those who want to live and work in another country.

Program director

Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.
Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.

Director & Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies

Course listing

Emphasis Required Courses

COM 400Intercultural Communication3
LANG 340Introduction to Linguistics3
LANG 350Modern English Grammar3
LANG 420Teaching English as an Additional Language3