Department of Teacher Education

Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement (PreK-12)

Why Choose the Teaching English as a Second Language (PreK-12) Program?

The Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) endorsement enables the recipient to teach English as a second language to students in grades PK-12. It is attached to an existing state of Ohio teaching license in a related field. This program is limited to individuals who hold an Ohio teaching license.

The licensure can be done independently or as part of an graduate program degree. Contact Dr. Chris Hall for details.

Contact Information

Chris Hall
465 Millet Hall
(937) 775-2268

Academics and Curriculum

TESOL Endorsement Program of Study (PDF)


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Current Ohio teaching license
    • Endorsements cannot be added to alternative or supplemental licenses
  • 2.5 Cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA

Admission Process


Apply to Graduate School as an Endorsement Candidate in TESOL.