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Explore the Certificate in TESOL - Adult Education-Collegiate offered by Regent University.

Certificate of Graduate Studies in TESOL – Adult Education-Collegiate

Online
15-18
January 11, 2021
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The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a concentration in Adult Education-Collegiate, offered online, is presented from a Christian worldview. We will prepare you to work with adults who are learning English as a second or foreign language in both domestic and international settings. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and wisdom to address the growing needs for service delivery in this critical area. This certificate may also help advance your career in teaching and administration by equipping you as an expert in your field. To discuss this program with an admissions counselor by phone or in person in Virginia Beach, call 888.713.1595.

  • Assess and apply language proficiency standards.
  • Learn proven strategies for engaging adult learners.
  • Explore linguistic, intercultural/cross-cultural education and second language acquisition.
  • Learn from the #1 Best TESOL Program in Virginia, as recognized by PLEXUSS, 2020.
Regent University Ranked #1 in Virginia for Best TESOL Program | PLEXUSS, 2020

2020-2021 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 14

Monday, August 24

Session M

Friday, September 11

Monday, September 21

Session B

Friday, October 16

Monday, October 26

Session C

Tuesday, January 5

Monday, January 11

Session T

Friday, January 29

Monday, February 8

Session D

Friday, March 5

Monday, March 15

Session E

Friday, April 30

Monday, May 10

Session F

Friday, June 11

Monday, June 21

Application Process – TESOL Certificate

  1. Submit your online application. Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Online, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: TESOL Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.

  2. Pay your $25 nonrefundable application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

  3. Provide your unofficial college transcripts. We require an official transcript indicating successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program. Regent has partnered with DocuSign to offer a secure, electronic way for your previous college transcripts to be delivered on your behalf once you have registered for your first semester.

    If you have an unofficial copy of your college transcripts, please email those to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: EDU Certificate Application Pieces.

    If you are an international student, or you earned college credit at non-US institutions, please submit your transcripts for a third-party course-by-course evaluation. Learn more and find recommended agencies.

  4. Complete your admissions questionnaire. In lieu of the previously required writing sample, please complete a brief admissions questionnaire based on your professional goals and interests. This should only take a few minutes to complete but please answer the questions completely and thoughtfully. This gives us a better opportunity to get to know you and align your objectives with our programs. Once completed, it will be sent directly to an admissions counselor who will be in touch with you right away to help complete the rest of your application.

Note: Although the certificate can be completed in 15 hours, individuals seeking to teach at the collegiate level should complete a minimum of 18 hours of TESOL coursework (ETSL).

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / ProgramCost Per Credit Hour
Certificate Program$200 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)

 

Student Fees Per Semester

Library Orientation$50 (one-time fee)

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / ProgramCost Per Credit Hour
Certificate Program$200 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)

 

Student Fees Per Semester

Library Orientation$50 (one-time fee)

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

Estimated Cost of Attendance:View the estimated cost of attendanceto see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

“I found Regent's School of Education to be a place where I could obtain some of those practical skills I needed to help others. The TESOL curriculum included a good balance of instruction in reading, writing, and conversation skills that I can apply with adults or children.”

Jason Clark, M.Ed., 2010 TESOL

“A Regent education will open up doors for you. It certainly has for me.”

Roxie Godfrey, Ed.D., 2005 Teacher Educator & Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University

“I was eager to fulfill a lifelong dream and make a career change to education. Regent's Career Switcher program allowed me to complete most of the training while still on active duty. I was hired immediately upon my retirement from the Air Force.”

Joe Sexton, M.Ed., 2012 Career Switcher

“I looked at other institutions, but I understood the importance of a Christ-centered focus, and I wanted that to be a part of my graduate experience.”

Cheryl C. Askew, Ed.D., 2012 Principal, Landstown High School

“If you are considering a career in teaching,
 consider preparing at Regent University.”

Doreatha White, M.Ed., 1997 Principal, J.J. Roberts Elementary School