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CERTESL-Teaching English as a Second Language
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
23 credits. Can be completed in one or two years, with up to five years to finish.
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Only
- High school diploma (grade 12 with appropriate English course credits and English grades of at least 70%).
- It is strongly recommended that you have previously completed a Bachelor degree. However, concurrent completion of CERTESL and a degree program is acceptable.
- Six credit units in English literature and composition and/or introductory Linguistics from the University of Saskatchewan or equivalent coursework from another post-secondary institution is a pre-requisite for ECUR 291.3.
- Applicants must also write a short essay to affirm their English language writing skills and for advising purposes. If English is not your first language, proven English proficiency is required.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $4,326.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $650.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees N/A Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated October 12, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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