TESOL Professional Certificate


TESOL Professional Certificate

The TESOL Professional Certificate Program prepares candidates for language teaching both in North America and overseas. The emphasis is on readying candidates for the "real-world" classroom by means of a highly practical approach to English Language teaching.

  • Online Learning with edgox Career Support
  • 24 Units
  • 10 Weeks

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About the Program

This program is perfect for individuals wishing to teach or work with ESL/EFL students in a variety of settings, teachers with some practical experience but little formal training, and teachers of EFL from other countries who seek to enhance their formal English teaching qualifications in an English-speaking environment

Required Courses (24 units) Units
LING X402 Introduction to TESOL and the Learning Context
LING X427 Lesson Planning and Resources for TESOL
LING X425 Language Analysis, Awareness, and Teaching Techniques for TESOL
LING X430 Classroom Practicalities for TESOL
LING X428 Teaching Language Skills for
LING X426 TESOL Teaching Practicum
LING X431, Professional Development for TESOL: USA and Overseas

Self-paced Study

Hands-on projects

Writing Assignments


Program Learnings and Insights

  • A solid grounding in the principles of communicative English language teaching and learning
  • Practitioner skills and strategies suitable for the ESL and the EFL classroom
  • Direct and creative application of content knowledge and strategies in authentic teaching contexts

Admission requirements

Minimum English Language Requirements

English proficiency test must have completed within the last two years.

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL: 80
  • CET-4: 550
  • CET-6: 520

About UC Santa Barbara Extension

UCSB Extension, now known as Professional and Continuing Education, is committed to providing essential skills and expertise to compete in today's job market.

The UCSB Extension offers professional courses and certificate programs to UCSB students getting them ready for the competitive job market after graduation. Their International Programs enable visiting scholars and professionals from all over the world to experience the outstanding research and instruction at this top-rated University.

ucsb accolades and rankings

ranked #6 public university in usa

has 6 nobel prize winning faculty.

#20 on “america’s top colleges” (forbes, 2019)

#34 in ‘best national universities’ (us news, 2020)

#57 university in the world (the, 2020)

Contact Information

2160 Kerr Hall University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

93106-1110 | 805-893-4200


Program Fee

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