Long Island Advanced Certificate in TESOL

Long Island Advanced Certificate in TESOL

Prepare for your future. Take your teaching career to the next step. Get ready.

If you’re a certified teacher interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages in grades K-12, then St. Joseph’s University's Advanced Certificate in TESOL is right for you.

Geared toward students who already earned their master’s degree, the Advanced Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at St. Joseph’s University is designed to prepare students to understand the foundations of English as an additional language and to demonstrate literacy and language teaching techniques. Furthermore, the TESOL certificate program helps students to develop skills and methods in teaching core subject areas in the students’ native language and in English and cultivates an understanding of the roles of linguistics and grammar in second-language learning.

Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Teaching English to speakers of other languages is a vital component in the field of education. The TESOL advanced certificate program at the Long Island campus provides certified teachers with a balance of theory and practice which will enhance a future career in the K-12 world.

Get ready to make a difference to speakers of other languages while preparing to earn your TESOL certification in New York state.

Courtney Cowie-SladkyCourtney Cowie-Sladky ’19
English teacher at Shoreham Wading-River High School

“The St. Joseph’s University education professors consistently challenged me to think deeply, creatively, and intuitively to not only enable my professional growth, but to best facilitate the learning of my future students. I always felt supported as a student, and valued as an educator-in-training.”

The Long Island Advanced Certificate in TESOL Experience

Learn from the Best: The education departments at St. Joseph's University consistently rank among the best teaching programs in the New York metropolitan area. No wonder our education graduates have a high job placement rating. 


Be in Demand: According to TESOL.org, certified TESOL educators are in great demand across the United States, with New York being among the states with the highest need.


Gain Firsthand Experience: Prepare to teach English to speakers of other languages through fieldwork and student teaching, gaining firsthand experience in TESOL classrooms in grades K-12.