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Prepare to Teach English Language Learners
Bethel University’s online English as a New Language Licensure program prepares you to help non-native speakers improve their English skills and thrive in the classroom. Coursework for the ESL certification online (ENL Licensure) program emphasizes the unique needs of those for whom English is not a first language. You will gain valuable ENL experience and build a toolkit of resources for multiple teaching contexts such as push-in/pull-out and dual-language immersion.
Featuring a curriculum of key topics like ENL theories, leaner methods, linguistics and more, this ESL teacher certification program prepares you to work with English language learners and to obtain either elementary or secondary licensure, based on your initial license. It is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and can be completed in just one year. In this program, you will learn from seasoned faculty who offer the personal support and subject-matter expertise you need for success.
The fully online format of the ESL certification online program allows you to study on a flexible schedule that works for you. Upon completion, you will have the knowledge and skills to make a difference in the lives of ENL students and take the next step in your career.
Bethel University’s English as a New Language program, which leads to licensure is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Bethel is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States. Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole.