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 before applying.
  2. Submit the TESOL Certificate admission application form and proposed plan of study; it is strongly advised that students submit applications at least three semesters before their expected graduation date.
  3. Once the admission application form is received, you will be contacted to submit a resume/CV, one-page personal statement, and transcripts.
  4. Meet with the TESOL Certificate Advisor to receive admission into the program.
  5. Earn a grade of B- for undergraduates and B for graduates in all courses listed on the student’s TESOL Certificate plan of study, and
  6. Submit an application for completion of the TESOL Certificate.

Questions about the TESOL Certificate can be directed to caelc@virginia.edu