The University of Illinois offers extensive training in the field of Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language at both the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels. We've been teaching ESL here since 1947 and our MATESL program was founded in 1966. We also offer a variety of options for study both on-campus and online.
Follow any of the links below for more information about each of these programs and their requirements.
- Undergraduate Certificate/Minor in Teaching English as a Second Language (Certificate available fully online or on-campus)
- Undergraduate Minor in Teaching Education/State of Illinois ESL Endorsement (Available fully online or on-campus)
- Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (Available fully online or on-campus)
- Masters Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (Available on-campus, hybrid degree soon to come.
If you have questions about any of the programs above you can also contact us via email or video chat for more information.