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Special learning opportunities

  • Students spend time observing a variety of ESL classrooms and reflecting on their observations.
  • Students have the option to participate in a week-long English Bible Camp in Kobe, Japan as an overseas practicum.
  • We provide on-campus teaching practice through Multnomah’s Community ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Program. Students teach English classes for international adults in our local community.

More TESOL options

  • Foundations in TESOL Certificate
    This three-credit hour introductory certificate course provides instruction for those wishing to gain initial exposure to TESOL theory and practice. Content includes a broad overview of general principles of language learning and teaching and an introduction to the teaching of each skill area. You do not need a bachelor’s degree to qualify for this course.
  • Advanced Certificate
    Any Multnomah student completing the 6 TESOL core courses (18 semester-hours)  earns an Advanced Certificate in TESOL. This certificate program is available for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree and are not seeking a full degree from Multnomah.
  • Master of Arts in TESOL
    For students who already have a bachelor’s degree, we offer a 37-credit master’s program. This program, which can be completed in two years, provides students with on-campus and international practicum opportunities.

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