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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

English as a Second Language Advanced Certificate

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If you already have obtained your teacher certification and are looking to add to your professional skill set, our English as a Second Language (ESOL) certificate of advanced study is for you. Our extension program focuses on teaching English as a new language to speakers of other languages in American educational systems: early childhood, childhood and secondary schools. To be eligible for this program, you must have native or near native proficiency in both English and Spanish.

Total Credit Hours: 15

3.0 GPA Required


Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 15 Hours


  • 1 to 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gseinfo@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2110

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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