Post-Baccalaureate Study in TESOL (Advanced Certificate)

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Program Description

In this advanced certificate, students study English language structure and applied linguistics, participate in hands-on experience through an internship at various sites throughout the city, and acquire pedagogical methods to teach learners from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. Graduates are prepared to teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) in the US and internationally at all levels.

This advanced certificate does not lead to New York State teaching certification. Students may study full or part time and complete the program in two or more semesters.


Admission to graduate programs in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development requires the following minimum components:

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Proficiency in English

See NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Admissions website for additional information on school-wide admission. Some programs may require additional components for admissions.

See How to Apply admissions requirements and instructions specific to this program.