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ESL – English as a Second Language

Close Request info for ESL – English as a Second Language

Campbellsville University Admissions has engaged International Student Admission Services (ISAS) for additional support in responding to inquiries; we work together closely throughout your application process. An advisor will give you a call soon after you submit this form.

The mission of the English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI) is teaching English to non-native speakers of English. The ESLI’s mains goal is to equip students admitted to the undergraduate and graduate programs of Campbellsville University with the English skills necessary to be successful within their chosen programs of study.

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ESL – English as a Second Language Degrees

Certificate

ESL Courses

View a list of courses and descriptions you’ll be taking.

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Program Cost – ESL Campbellsville Main Campus

(1 Year or 2 Semesters)

It is our mission to make Campbellsville affordable for all students. Below, we’ve outlined the basic costs of attending the ESL Institute in the 2019-2020 academic year. The price for the ESL program is roughly $25,500. We have scholarships available.

For more information about potential scholarships, send us an email to international@campbellsville.edu.

Program Cost – ESL Louisville Center

If you are older than 24 years old, or have relatives living in Louisville, we offer the ESL Program at our Louisville Education Center. Please send us an email to know more about our costs: esl.louisville@campbellsville.edu.


TESL Certificate Credit – Undergraduate Students

With this certificate you can teach anywhere in the world!

  • Five (5) courses – ALL ONLINE – 13 credit hours total
  • Three (3) in the fall and 2 in the spring.

Please send us an email to know more about TESL Certificate: esl@campbellsville.edu

TESL Courses:

  • TSL/ED 240 – Language and Culture
  • TSL/ED 250 – TESL Assessment and Testing
  • TSL/ED 340 – L2 Acquisition and the Skill Set
  • TSL/ED 440 – Applied Linguistics and English Grammar
  • TSL/ED 460 – TESL Methods and Materials for P-12 Teaching*

*30 observation hours are necessary to earn the TESL Certificate.


Career Possibilities

“I am currently waiting to go on the mission field.  I am going to Brazil to teach ESL at a Christian school called Amazon Valley Academy.  I am going through a mission organization called Network of International Christian Schools. This mission organization only hires people with a bachelor degree and only certified teachers.  Without my ESL certification I wouldn’t have this opportunity!  I hope this encourages those that are in the ESL certification/endorsement program and also sparks interest in other students!”

– Christie Bagley, 2008 C.U. Graduate

Careers in ESL

  • ESL Teacher
  • Abroad ESL Teacher
  • Traveling ESL Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Tracher
  • ESL College Instructor
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