2018 Summer TESOL Class
Since 2016, the University of Southern Indiana has offered certification courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Cultural Awareness Training (CAT). These certifications can be completed by undergraduate and graduate students and count for academic credit towards a degree. As of 2021, these certificates can be completed entirely online.
Certifications also are offered to non-degree seeking students and working professionals who want to complete the courses for professional development. Certification programs accommodate alternative modes of delivery based on company needs, time frames, and number of participants and may be offered on location, on campus, or via Zoom. Meeting times can be arranged to include weekends and evening sessions. Contact Dr. Silvia Rode by email, or call 812-465-7026 for more information.
The TESOL course is offered online during the summer term only.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certification offers educational skills in teaching English to speakers of other languages at home and abroad. The course offers:
The 6-credit course is offered over the course of one month during the summer term.
Undergraduate students enroll in WLC 423, while graduate students enroll in WLC 523.
Undergraduate Student Requirements
Undergraduate students wishing to obtain TESOL certification must meet the following requirements prior to enrolling in the course:
Cultural Awareness Training (CAT) certification provides the necessary skills to build an effective workforce in an increasingly global and diverse business setting. The online program:
The 3-credit course is offered during the spring term.
Undergraduate students enroll in WLC 422, and graduate students enroll in WLC 522.