An application for a TESOL Certificate must include the following:

  • Application form
  • Application fee ($50)
  • One recent color photograph (digital is okay).

 

Non-native English speakers must demonstrate college-level proficiency in one of the following ways:

  • Degree from an accredited institution where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Transcript from an accredited institution indicating completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit where the language of instruction was English (“C” average)
    ( Note:  If the university does not routinely issue transcripts in English, original language records must be submitted with official English translations. We will accept translations issued by the university or by the following professional translation services: Accredited Language Services; Berlitz; Liaison Linguistics; Josef Silny & Associates; American Evaluation & Translation Services (AETS); and Education Evaluators International. Translations must be exact and complete versions of the original records.)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 500 PBT / 173 CBT/ 61 iBT.
  • A minimum TOEIC score of 625.
  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.0.
  • A minimum PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report) of 44.
  • A minimum BULATS Level 3 (60), accepted only for Cultura Inglesia in Brazil.
  • A minimum grade of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS’s English as a Second Language Placement Test.
  • A minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam.
  • A minimum B2 English proficiency level identified within the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Standards and assessed through various ESOL examinations, including the University of Cambridge.

 

Once your application materials have been approved, you will need to submit an Enrollment Agreement and tuition payment to complete the enrollment process.

Internet Access: All students are required to have access to a computer equipped with Internet access capabilities.

Entrance Examination:  There is no entrance examination required for admission to Anaheim University.

We currently do not accept students who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Minnesota, and Oregon due to regulatory matters. For more information, please call our Administrative Director at 714-772-3330.

TESOL Certificate Program Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable after 7 days): $ 50
Registration Fee (non-refundable after 7 days): $100
Tuition: $750
Online Supervised Teaching Option A* (Student arranges the ESL learners) $300 (optional)
Online Supervised Teaching Option B* (Anaheim University arranges the ESL learners) $450 (optional)
Certificate no charge
Replacement Certificate $ 100 (optional)
Replacement Cover $ 50 (optional)
Course Completion Letter $ 35 (optional)

TOTAL:

$900

 

* Online Supervised Teaching Options: For students wishing to gain experience teaching learners of English as a Second Language (ESL) and receive written corrective feedback on the student's teaching, an Online Supervised Teaching Option is available. Students who choose Option A arrange to teach three 30 to 60 minute classes of ESL learners, video record the lessons, and upload the videos for the instructor to view and provide written corrective feedback. Students who choose Option B where Anaheim University arranges ESL learners, will be required to teach three 30 to 60 minute classes by online webcam. The sessions are recorded and the instructor provides written corrective feedback. In either option, the classes may be either private or group lessons.

IMG 0295Students are expected to complete the TESOL Certificate within the prescribed 15-week term. Students requiring a 15-week extension will be charged an additional $200 extension fee.

Note: The list of tuition fees does not include textbook fees. The Textbook is approximately $35 in traditional book format or approximately $15 in e-book format.

Payments can be made by check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard,American Express or Discover), money order or bank transfer (the student is responsible for any transactions fees imposed by the institution). The application fee must be paid at the time of application.

Please note that students who register and pay for the course seven days or less before the scheduled start date will pay an expedited registration fee of $40. 

Join Anaheim University's Online MA in TESOL after Completing the TESOL Certificate: After completing the TESOL Certificate, continue into Anaheim University’s Online MA in TESOL or Online Graduate Diploma in TESOL program and you will be waived the tuition fee for two units of credit. Students must complete the TESOL Certificate with grade of B or higher, meet all entrance requirements for the MA or Graduate Diploma in TESOL and be accepted into the MA or Graduate Diploma in TESOL program.

U.S. Diplomatic and Military Service Discount: From January 1, 2006, those who have served the U.S. government through either diplomatic or military service may be eligible for a 10% discount.

US Military:  Anaheim University's programs are approved for VA benefits.

David Nunan, Ph.D


Director, David Nunan TESOL Institute

David Nunan, Ph.D.David Nunan, Ph.D.

Master of Arts in TESOL Designer & David Nunan TESOL Institute Director
Senior Professor: TESOL

Dr. David Nunan is former president of TESOL, the world's largest language teaching organization and the world's leading textbook series author. David Nunan, Director of the MA TESOL program and David Nunan TESOL Institute, is the founding Dean of the Anaheim University Graduate School of Education and served as President of Anaheim University from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Nunan is a world-renowned linguist and best-selling author of English Language Teaching textbooks for Cambridge University Press...

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Marie Webb, M.Ed.

Marie Webb, MAMarie Webb, M.Ed.

Certificate Program Coordinator, David Nunan TESOL Institute
Instructor: TESOL

Marie Webb is a graduate of the University of San Diego where she earned her Master of Education in TESOL, Literacy and Culture. She has been teaching since 2010 in a wide range of settings including California community colleges and universities, and has international teaching experience in Seoul, South Korea, Tokyo, Japan, and Macau, China. In addition to her ESL teaching, Marie has also taught Master's level coursework at the University of San Diego's Master of Education in TESOL program. ...

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Online TESOL Certificate Course Schedule 2019

New courses begin on the first Monday of the month.

Monday,
January 7

Monday,
July 1

Monday,
February 4
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August 5
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March 4
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September 2
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April 1
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October 7
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May 6
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November 4
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June 3
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December 2

The 15-week Online Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program offers students the opportunity of developing a solid pedagogical foundation through instruction in the following areas:

    1. Language teaching methodology
    2. Listening
    3. Speaking
    4. Reading
    5. Writing
    6. Pronunciation
    7. Vocabulary
    8. Grammar
    9. Discourse
    10. Content-based instruction
    11. Using coursebooks
    12. Computer-assisted language learning
    13. Learning styles and strategies
    14. Learner autonomy in the classroom
    15. Classroom-based assessment
    16. Cross-cultural communication

 

Also, in order to assist you allocate your time, the course guide contains a weekly breakdown. It is a suggestion only, but one that students are advised to adhere to as closely as possible to keep up with the demanding schedule of the course. Below is an example:

Weekly Study Format:

150 min. video lecture & PowerPoint presentation (watching video, reviewing PowerPoint, taking notes, reflecting on notes)

150 min. background reading
120 min. preparation of responses to discussion questions and tasks
90 min. discussion board
30 min. online quiz

9 hours total per week

Duration: 15 weeks x 9 hours per week = 135 hour course