TESOL Application

Procedure for Application and Completion

Candidates for the TESOL Certificate should:

  1. Complete one of the certificate courses with a grade of B- or higher (for undergraduates) or B or higher (for graduates) before applying.
  2. Submit the TESOL Certificate admission application and proposed plan of study. Candidates are encouraged to email caelcadmissions@virginia.edu if they experience any technical problems with the application. It is strongly advised that students submit applications at least three semesters before their expected graduation date.
  3. Meet with the TESOL Certificate Advisor to receive admission into the program.
  4. Earn a grade of B- (for undergraduates) or B (for graduates) in all courses listed on the student’s TESOL Certificate plan of study, and
  5. Submit an application for completion of the TESOL Certificate.

Questions about the TESOL Certificate application (technical difficulties, etc.) can be directed to caelcadmission@virginia.edu.
Questions about the TESOL Certificate program can be directed to caelc@virginia.edu.