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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)

Help the World Communicate Clearly in English

This program is offered Online.

The English language is filled with enough complexity to confuse native speakers. Imagine how difficult it is for those learning English as a second language. Here in the U.S. and in learning institutions around the world, there’s a growing need for professionals who can help non-native speakers learn to effectively communicate in English. Are you ready to help? Want to build a solid foundation for teaching English language learners? Post University’s TELL certificate program provides the practical and pedagogical tools, knowledge-base and experience you need to start or advance your career teaching English as a second language.

Program Highlights

Students pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners will explore the learning theories necessary involved in learning English as a second language. You will investigate methods for effective instruction and strategies for teaching English language learners. You will gain the skills you need to teach grammar, syntax and everyday usage. And you will learn what it takes to be successful teaching English as a second language to students of all ages: how to teach English to younger age groups … how to teach English to high school students … and how to teach English to adults.

Bottom line: This Graduate Certificate is intended to help prepare you to begin or advance your career in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners is not designed to fulfill the educational requirements for any educational credential, such as a state teacher’s license or TESOL certification. Professional credentials vary by state and include requirements outside of education, which may include exams, background checks, work experience, and more. Learn about teaching certification requirements through the state departments of education:

Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.


Learn what it takes to help others communicate effectively in English. Earn a graduate-level certificate that will prepare you to work in a variety of educational ESL settings. Contact Post University today to apply for our graduate certificate program.

Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree.


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