Graduate Certificate in Second Language Instruction

The Second Language Instruction certificate is designed for national and international in-service teachers who work with students learning English as a second or foreign language at elementary, secondary, university, or adult education programs. It includes training in theoretical and applied linguistics, second language teaching methodology, and the cultural aspects of language learning, teaching, and assessment.

This certificate has been approved by the Higher Education Coordinating Board and is awarded by Sam Houston State University.  

Applicants seeking admission to the graduate certificate in Second Language Instruction must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
Graduate Certificate in Second Language Instruction
Specified Courses
BESL 5302Soc Cult Lang Infl On Learning3
BESL 53042nd Lang Acquisition & Develop3
BESL 5311Applied Linguistics in ESL/EFL Settings3
BESL 5313ESL / EFL Methodology3
Total Hours12