• Adult ESL Certificate

    Professionals who want to serve adult English-language learners are in high demand.

    Let Hamline's program prepare you to make sound decisions in course design and classroom practice in a wide variety of setting:

    • Adult basic education programs.
    • Technical/vocational programs.
    • College and university courses.
    • Community-based or volunteer programs.

    Through a hands-on, practitioner-based approach, the certificate supports individuals in acquiring the knowledge and practical skills to teach English as a second language to adults from linguistically and culturally diverse populations.

    Program Overview

    Flexible Structure: Online and on-campus offerings
    Time to Complete: 9 to 12 months
    Program Begins: Fall, Spring, and Summer terms
    Curriculum: 4 courses, 8 credits
    Cost: View current tuition rates

  • Learn More

    Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about how you can pursue an Adult Basic Education Certificate.

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  • State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    State Eligibility

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, is required to obtain authorization from individual states to enroll students residing outside of Minnesota. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.  

    Complaint Process

    Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.

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    About the Program

    Professionals who want to serve adult English-language learners are in high demand throughout the country.

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    Continuing Studies Catalog

    Take a continuing studies course or certificate. Courses start throughout the year on campus or online.

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    Attend an Information Session

    Learn from faculty and staff about School of Education graduate programs at the next info session on December 16.