Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
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The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) specialization can be completed either as a stand-alone certificate or concurrently with a Master's of Teaching Foreign Languages (MATFL).

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


The Professional TESOL Certificate

The stand-alone TESOL Certificate consists of 17 graduate credits. As the coursework is quite rigorous, we often recommend that the certificate be completed over two semesters (Fall and Spring), although it is possible to do the certificate in one intensive semester.

The stand-alone TESOL Certificate consists of the following selected TESOL courses:

  • Language Analysis, 3 credits

  • Principles and Practices, 3 credits

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The Teaching Foreign Languages (TFL) specialization can be completed as a stand-alone certificate for professionals or concurrently with a Master's of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL).

Teaching Foreign Languages (TFL)


The Professional TFL Certificate

The stand-alone Teaching Foreign Languages (TFL) certificate consists of 17 graduate credits. As the coursework is quite rigorous, we often recommend that the certificate be completed over two semesters (fall and spring), although it is possible to earn the certificate in an intensive semester of study.

The stand-alone TFL Certificate consists of the following TFL courses:

  • Language Analysis, 3 credits

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