Advanced Practices in Second Language Education Certificate
The certificate in Advanced Practices in Second Language Teaching is designed for practicing teachers of foreign languages and/or English as a second language. It is offered in tandem with the CARLA summer institute program (with courses scheduled typically the last three weeks of July).
Complete six 2-credit courses during two years of part-time summer study.
Core requirement topics include:
- Culture as core in the second language classroom
- Growing learner language: A hands-on approach
- Using technology in second language teaching
To complete six elective credits, students work with the faculty adviser to select three additional 2-credit classes from CARLA’s roster of summer institutes.
View the curriculum for the certificate in Advanced Practices in Second Language Teaching in the course catalogue.
Master of Education
You can pursue the certificate alone or together with an M.Ed. Professional Studies in Second Language Pedagogy.
You will need to apply to both the certificate program and the master’s program separately and then work with your adviser to plan your coursework to meet both requirements simultaneously.
Currently enrolled students: If you are enrolled in another program at the University, you need to apply to earn this certificate.
Application priority deadline: April 30
Students pay CARLA registration fees as well as tuition for the courses. Students must register for courses through CARLA first.
For detailed admission information and tuition information on the certificate program, visit our certificate admissions page.