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Teaching English as a Second Language

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Graduate Certificate
  • Credits: 24
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The graduate certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language prepares candidates for careers in teaching English as a second or foreign language to adult learners in U.S. and international contexts, including two- and four-year institutions, government and non-government organizations, and private enterprises. Coursework develops candidates' knowledge of how language operates with primary emphasis on the English language and the skills required to teach it effectively to adult language learners. Some of the courses for the certificate are available online.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Kindergarten Teachers

  • Median wage: $53,153/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Middle School Teachers

  • Median wage: $57,351/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • High School Teachers

  • Median wage: $58,486/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Preschool Teachers

  • Median wage: $15.98/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Elementary School Teachers

  • Median wage: $58,050/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $16.08/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers

  • Median wage: $24.22/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@mnsu.edu