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Earn your TESOL Endorsement in just 7 weeks this summer!

Prepare yourself to teach English Language Leaners (ELL), the fastest growing population of school-aged children with more than 35,000 students in Ohio public schools

Add TESOL to your Credentials and Give yourself more options!
100% of our students who have completed this endorsement have found employment or maintained their job positions as teaching positions in their school districts have been eliminated.


CLICK HERE for TESOL 2017 Schedules


TESOL Summer Program
  • 7-week session begins June 2017
  • Convenient locations: Canton, Cleveland and Columbus
  • Blended learning format combines web-supported classes with face-to-face meetings
  • Hands-on experience - work directly with ELL students
  • Affordable tuition: $510/semester hour
  • Highly qualified faculty members
  • Open to teachers in all licensure areas
  • OAE Licensure Test prep included
  • Hours count toward Master's Degree at Muskingum: only 4 additional courses required
  • Be a licensed TESOL teacher by Fall 2017 -- complete the program and pass the OAE Licensure test this summer

Watch this TESOL video on Youtube for more information about the TESOL program.



MAE: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement (TESOL)

The need for ESL teachers is growing - adding TESOL allows you to teach English to these students. No prior experience or second language is required.

The TESOL Endorsement is for teachers in ALL licensure areas AND for individuals who want to teach English as a foreign language in various businesses, both internationally and in the United States.

Course offered in the TESOL program will count toward a master's degree - ONLY 4 additional classes are needed.

Through this program, licensed teachers can qualify for the endorsement through the Ohio Department of Education. Students who are not licensed teachers may also complete this program, but will not be able to qualify for the ODE endorsement or any other ODE license. Passing score on OAE Licensure Test required for licensure.

TEACH Grants are available for students pursuing a master's degree. Contact Student Financial Services for more information (740-826-8139).

Professional Education Courses for TESOL Endorsement (18 Credit Hours)
EDUC 608* Critical Pedagogy: The Transformational Educator (1)
EDUC 609 Multi-cultural Literature (1)
EDUC 634 The Role of the ESL Teacher in Co-Teaching and Collaboration (1)
EDUC 635 Methods of TESOL (3)
EDUC 636 Second Language Acquisition & Development (3)
EDUC 637 Assessment and Policies for TESOL (3)
EDUC 638 TESOL Practicum (2)
EDUC 639 Practicum Seminar (1)
ENGL 503 Language Structure and Usage (3)

To add your Master's Degree, complete the following:

MAE Core Courses (12 Credit Hours)
EDUC 605 Leading and Learning in a Culture of Change (3)
EDUC 606 Invitational and Inclusive Education (3)
EDUC 607 Applications of Educational Research (3)
EDUC 700 Research Seminar & Project (3)
EDUC 705/706 National Board Certification Process (1+2)
EDUC 710 Practitioner Seminar and Project (3)


*Additional Field Work Required

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).