Undergraduate and TESL Certificate

Please join us for an information session about a major, minor, or TESL certificate in our department. We will discuss program options and take questions about how your program of interest could work with your other studies. 

  • The focus and structure of the Applied Linguistics major and minor, and the TESL certificate 
  • The difference between our certificate and others you might see
  • Employment options and opportunities in the US and abroad for students graduating with a major or minor in Applied Linguistics or a TESL Certificate
  • The admissions and advising process
  • Information on entry as a post-baccalaureate student
  • Admission for applicants whose first language is not English
  • Language requirements
  • Advising about which courses to start with

The next undergraduate and TESL Certificate info session in the fall term will be held:

  • Thursday, February 25th from 12-1 pm. 

Not able to join this info session? Join the department mailing list to receive notifications about future dates!

M.A. in TESOL

Please join us for an information session regarding the MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages degree program. We will discuss:

  • The focus and structure of PSU's MA TESOL program including the Teaching Track and Applied Linguistics Track options
  • The difference between a TESOL/TESL/TEFL certificate and an MA in TESOL
  • Employment options and opportunities in the US and abroad for MA TESOL graduates
  • The admissions process and deadlines
  • Information on entry as a post-bac student
  • Admission for applicants whose first language is not English
  • Language requirement for all students
  • Advising about which courses to start with
  • Funding opportunities

The date of the next M.A. TESOL Info Sessions is:

  • Friday, March 12th 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Can't attend either of these sessions? Please join our mailing list to find out about future sessions.

My attraction to the TESL Certificate and the Applied Linguistics program has a lot to do with how engaging the faculty are and how they really manage to make you feel like you're part of a community - and I didn't feel that from a lot of other departments. 

--Livia Lichtenstein-Hershman, TESL Certificate, Applied Linguistics Minor 2019