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Pennsylvania State University-World Campus

128 Outreach Building, University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-865-4700

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Editor's Notes

The TESOL graduate certificate program awards graduates with a respected grad level certificate that can be used on its own or used to transfer credits towards a Master's degree in the field. The Masters of TESOL is even more respected than the certification, and can be used to enhance a career in numerous ways. The program is available through an online education tool that allows working professionals to master the skills needed to teach English to foreign speaking students. Pennsylvania State University ranks number 37 in the US News and World Report rankings, and the World Campus is designed to take that level of excellence into the online realm.




  • Tuition for full time TESOL students (In State): $17,670
  • Graduate Out of State Tuition: $17,670
  • Average Books/Supplies Cost: $1,568
  • Off Campus Room Board Average Cost: $9,702
* Based on 2012 data

TESOL Degrees Offered:

  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL (Graduate Certificate)

Graduation Stats

Program Level Awarded
Education, General. Certificate 15
Special Education and Teaching, General. Certificate 140
Curriculum and Instruction. Masters 37
Educational/Instructional Technology. Masters 15
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. Masters 14

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Campus Setting: Suburb - Large
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
  • Total Enrollment: 3697

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