May 29, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Teaching English as a Second Language, Graduate Certificate


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Graduate Program Chair

Lynn D’Agostino

Graduate Curriculum Committee


Nermin Bayazit, PhD
Lyndsey Benharris, PhD
Anne Howard, PhD
Laurie Link, EdD
Margaret O’Hearn-Curran, PhD
Phillip Saisa, EdD

Robert Shapiro, PhD, BCBA-D
Annette Sullivan, EdD

Graduate Certificate, Teaching English as a Second Language


Program Description

An 18-credit graduate certificate program in Teaching English as a Second Language offers current and future educators an opportunity to be equipped with the knowledge of Teaching English Learners. With this knowledge, teachers can be better prepared for the Increasing diversity in our schools. This certificate program can stand alone or be combined with the hybrid Master’s in Curriculum and Teaching (non-licensure).

Admissions Standards and Criteria


Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Admissions requirements are as follows:

  • An official transcript of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Professional resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement (maximum 300 words). The statement should describe your goals and reasons for applying to this program and should include information about previous coursework, training or work experience related to the program.
  • Graduate application and fee

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