Enhance your career with the University of Arizona

Enhance your career with the University of Arizona

TEFL / TESOL fully online certificates 50 to 200 hours

The University of Arizona's Center for English as a Second Language's (CESL) is proud to offer the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL/TESOL) Certificate Program which helps prepare those who wish to teach English, as well as a selection of professional development classes for experienced teachers of English. Courses can be taken face to face or online. Learn more

Customized Content Area Teacher Training for content instructors teaching in English

CESL provides Content Area Teacher Training for content area teachers wishing to develop skills in methodology, assessment, and presentations delivered in the English language. Learn more

50-hour fully online professional development classes

CESL provides professional development opportunities fully online for more experienced and advanced ESL teachers. Learn more

Online Masters of Arts in Second Language Learning and Educational Technology (SLLET)

This fully online program is jointly offered by the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) and the Educational Technology Program. The goal of the program is to train second language professionals (foreign language and English as a second language) in the design and implementation of online and blended teaching materials. Learn more

PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Theory (SLAT)

The SLAT doctoral program is an interdisciplinary program with 79 faculty members located in 17 collaborating departments. The program is designed to provide rigorous advanced training for researchers, teachers, and administrators concerned with second language learning and teaching.  The SLAT Program has been recognized nationally as a superior interdisciplinary program. Several of our participating departments have been ranked in the top ten in the country, including Anthropology, East Asian Studies, Linguistics, and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. Learn more

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Angel Steadman, TEFL Program Coordinator


"Some things are necessary in our lives, but this is indispensable. Learning English is the most productive of our investments."