School of Adult and Graduate Education

Traditional Admissions

Jill E. Purdy, Ed.D
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Program and Chair
610-437-4471 ext. 3419

English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification Program

This program is offered entirely online.

This program provides the opportunity to become certified to teach English language learners in the K-12 classroom. Once you have your teaching certification you can add this valuable certification.

The new 17 credit curriculum includes course work which meets the needs of students from diverse multicultural backgrounds and now includes all requirements set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The program also includes a 60 hour field experience where teachers gain valuable knowledge working directly with diverse student populations.

Some key features of the program:

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