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Full-Time EAL Teacher Certificate Program

English Language Programs


Our Full-Time English as an Additional Language Teacher Certificate Program (EALTCP) has two sections; four courses covering 120 hours of TESL theory and methodology and a 20-hour practicum. Completing both sections will allow you to gain your TESL Certificate.  A mandatory orientation is held on the first day of classes from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm to learn about our ESL/EAL training program and how it will help you in your TESL career.


Program Information

Course Section

  • Course 1: Thinking about Theory: A Framework for ESL/EAL Instruction
  • Course 2: Understanding the Language Classroom: Procedures for Effective Teaching
  • Course 3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Course 4: Developing the Language Skills: Teaching Second Language Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening

Practicum Section

  • 10 hours of EAL/ESL classroom observation with a TESL certified teacher
  • 10 hours supervised practicum in an ESL/EAL classroom with a TESL certified teacher

Please read to learn more about the Practicum Placement.


Session Dates

Winter Program

January 11 - February 26, 2021

Length: 7 weeks

Practicum: 2 Weeks

Spring Program

No classes schedule at this time. Please check back for updates.

Length: 7 weeks

Practicum: 2 Weeks

Summer Intensive

No classes schedule at this time. Please check back for updates.

Length: 4 weeks

Practicum: 2 Weeks

Fall Program

No classes schedule at this time. Please check back for updates.

Length: 7 weeks

Practicum: 2 Weeks

NOTE: Practicum placements for summer program will be made on the first come, first serve basis. There is no guarantee for practicum placement in summer session.


Additional Information

Please see the EAL Teacher Certificate Program main page for admission requirements and application process, or view our Frequently Asked Questions.

Application fees and a tuition deposit ( if applicable ) are due with the program application form. More information can be found in the Fees section below.