Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - CP

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

About This Certificate

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certificate is designed to prepare students to teach English to people whose first language is not English.

What You Will Learn

The courses in this certificate focus on the application of pedagogic, linguistic, and cultural knowledge in the second language classroom and adhere to the TESOL International Association standards.


At a Glance

College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department: World Languages and Cultures Department

USU Locations:

  • Logan campus

Program Requirements

Career And Outcomes

Career Opportunities

Certificate holders are qualified to teach English as a foreign language in various teaching positions overseas, including K-12, college, and private tutoring settings. The certificate also enables students to teach adult learners in the U.S. and other English-speaking countries and work with immigrant and refugee populations in the U.S. through nonprofit agencies and private language schools.



We will build on your goals and experiences while working together to design an individualized semester-by-semester plan. Your personalized plan will help you see a path from where you are now on to graduation. Even if you are unsure of the major you would like to pursue, we can help with resources and ideas.

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