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K-State Global Campus
1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

1-800-622-2578 (toll free)

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Julie Hunt
Program Coordinator


Required Courses

  • EDACE 790 - Characteristics of the Adult Learner (3 credits)
  • EDACE 820 - Principles of Teaching Adults (3 credits)
  • EDACE 822 - International Adult Education and Literacy (3 credits)
  • EDCI 720 - ESL/Dual Language Methods (3 credits)
  • EDCI 731 - ESL/Dual Language Linguistics (3 credits)
  • EDCI 742 - ESL/Dual Language Assessment (3 credits)

Course descriptions can be viewed in the Graduate Catalog. See when courses are offered on the at-a-glance chart (PDF).

There are no prerequisites for any of the TESL for adult learners certificate program courses, and there is no specific order in which the courses must be completed. Courses are offered on a rotation basis. Students may take courses in the order that works best for them.

Course Delivery

All course work is offered at a distance via K-State Online, the course management system at Kansas State University. Classes are made up of readings, videos, discussion boards and other online learning activities. Classes vary in format. Students may work on group projects using appropriate digital media tools or independently, yet share comments and questions via K-State Online.

Courses are delivered on an eight-week time frame. This allows students to complete two courses each fall and spring while only concentrating on one course at a time. Summer terms are also eight weeks, but there could be an overlap if students pursue two courses.

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Degree: Graduate Certificate
College: Education
Credits: 18
Course delivery: Online

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