English Language Teaching Certificate
The English Language Teaching Certificate program in the College of Education and Human Development provides students with the skills to teach English to adult learners, international students and English language learners abroad. This program is ideal for those who want to develop a solid foundation for teaching English to non-native speakers. Through virtual reality technology, students gain unique immersive teacher training experiences. The program prepares students for the Teaching Knowledge Test designed by Cambridge Assessment English and can serve as a critical pathway to the Teaching English to Speakers of English in Other Languages MSEd.
You must complete 12 credit hours (four courses) in order to earn this certificate. Topics covered in the curriculum include
- English phonology,
- key principles of language teaching, and
- standards of curriculum design.
Courses can be completed online or in a hybrid format with two courses online and two courses in-person on Temple’s Main Campus in Philadelphia. You can enroll part- or full-time and have up to two years to complete the certificate program.