Continuing Your Education

Our certification programs provide professional skills for career transition in a variety of public and private business sectors. These programs are intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition. Advanced Certificate programs provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

Certificate in TESOL

The University of the Potomac has had as part of its strategic plan a priority to enroll international students from different parts of the world. The University has started to achieve some significant success in diversifying its total student body with students from a number of foreign countries. The University of the Potomac is requesting approval from the ELC to add an TESOL certificate program to support the increasing need for ESL/TESOL instruction

Required Courses

  • TESOL 300 - English Linguistics for TESOL
  • TESOL 301 - English Grammar for TESOL
  • TESOL 400 - Methods for Teaching English Grammar
  • TESOL 401 - Second Language Acquisition for TESOL
  • TESOL 500 - Teaching Pronunciation: Theory and Practice
  • TESOL 501 - Methods for Academic Language Proficiency
  • TESOL 600 - English Language Teaching I
  • TESOL 601 - English Language Teaching II
  • TESOL 602 - Seminar in TESOL

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an interview with an admissions representative.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended. The College must receive official transcripts within eight weeks of a student’s start date.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examination. (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training programs or professional development.1
  • Submit transcript request forms for all colleges attended.2
Fill Out The Application

1: A student may be required to register with ACE, if official transcripts are not available from his/her company, to determine appropriate credit for corporate training programs.

2: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.

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