• English Learners in the Mainstream Certificate

    Facing increasing numbers of English-language learners in your classroom?

    Our coursework will help you make pedagogical decisions about the education of the English-language learners you save that will build your confidence and skills working with them in your classroom.

    Program Overview

    Flexible delivery: Online and on campus options
    Time to complete: 9 to 12 months is typical
    Program start: Fall, spring, and summer terms
    Curriculum: 4 courses, 12 credits  
    Cost: View current tuition rates  See Continuing Studies and Certificates 

  • Apply today. Our application process is quick and simple.

    To apply for admission to the English Learners in the Mainstream Certificate program, please submit the following:

    • Online application (no fee).
    • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally accredited college or university. This should be sent directly from the institution to Graduate Admission or provided in a sealed, signed envelope. You do not have to supply transcripts for courses taken at Hamline University.

    Apply Online

    Send remaining materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    Learn More

    Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about how you can pursue an English Learners in the Mainstream Certificate.

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  • ABE Licensure Option

    Interested in an ABE license to teach in Minnesota? Learn more about our ABE Licensure program.

    State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, must follow individual state regulations before enrolling students outside of Minnesota in its online programs. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.   

    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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    Continuing Studies Courses and Certificates

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