Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Theresa Ansbrow, current student
5-8 Spanish Teacher at Tapestry Charter School

TESOL Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission to Canisius College's TESOL programs, candidates are required to submit the items below:

For the Master's Degree 
Submission of one (1) official undergraduate transcript showing completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum 2.7 cumulative grade point average

For the Advanced Certificate 
Submission of one (1) official transcript showing completion of a master's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning

  • Evidence of teaching certification complete or in progress
  • Evidence of completion of 12 credit hours of college/university level credit in a language other than English

  • Submission of two (2) letters of recommendation

Applications for candidates with less than a 2.7 cumulative undergraduate GPA will be reviewed by the program director for an admissions decision and may include additional requirements (e.g., personal interview, GRE, etc.).