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Graduate Certificate

The TESL Graduate Certificate (12 cr.) is designed to provide an introduction to the core pedagogical issues and practices in teaching English as a second or foreign language. A TESL (or TESOL) Certificate is a recognized teaching credential in many international educational contexts. The Graduate TESL Certificate curriculum requires 9 graduate credit hours of course work in the TESL program and a supervised teaching practicum (3 cr.). Contact the TESL Director, if you are interested in applying to this program. 

Dr. Sihui Echo Ke
Interim Director of TESL MA Program
Assistant Professor
Modern and Classical Languages
1471 Patterson Office Tower
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Phone:  (859) 323-7307

Application: TESL Graduate Certificate applications are processed through the Graduate School.