Post-Baccalaureate English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification (Online)
This program is designed to meet the high demand for ESL teachers in New Jersey through this exciting online program. This program is designed to meet the State of New Jersey certification requirements for the English as a Second Language Certification for applicants who already have a valid STANDARD New Jersey Instructional Certificate in education. All 21 credits taken in this program can be transferred into the M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction program!
- Complete an online Graduate Application at www.caldwell.edu/applynow
- Official undergraduate transcript showing conferral of bachelor’s degree
- STANDARD New Jersey Instructional Certificate
- Two (2) letters of recommendation
- 1-2 page typed personal statement explaining reasons for enrolling in the ESL program
Program Requirements (21 credits)
ED 516 Linguistics (3)
ED 517 Language Acquisition: First and Second Language Development (3)
ED 518 Methods of Teaching ESL (12-hour field requirement) (Prerequisite: EN 520) (3)
ED 519 Theory and Practice of Teaching English to Non-native Speakers (12-hour field requirement) (Prerequisite: EN 520 (3)
ED 576 Reading Foundations (3)
ED 590 Curricula in a Multicultural Society (3)
EN 520 Structure of American English (3)
Prior to the completion of this program, students must pass a state-approved examination of knowledge, Written Proficiency Interview (WPI) and Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). Fees are set by the testing institutions.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Graduate certificate inPost-Baccalaureate English as a Second Language Certification (ESL) Certification (Online)
Program Length: 45 weeks
Students graduating on time
N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 45 weeks*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
$22,200 for tuition and fees$3,000 for books and supplies
Visit website for more program cost information*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.
Students Borrowing Money
The typical graduate leaves with
N/A* in debt*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.The typical monthly loan payment
N/A* per month in student loans with an interest rate of N/A*.*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Graduates who got jobs
N/A* of program graduates got jobs*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.Program graduates are employed in the following fields:Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special EducationElementary School Teachers, Except Special EducationMiddle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical EducationSecondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical EducationAdult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
Program meets licensure requirements in:New Jersey
Date Created 4/26/2019These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education