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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Post-Degree Endorsement

Prepare for Arizona's English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement with field-intensive, standards-based courses. Classes emphasize technology, diversity and current ESL theory.  A suggested completion schedule is available online.

Before you can enroll, you must earn a bachelor's degree in education or a subject discipline.

Refer to the Arizona Department of Education for full current endorsement details:

Program/Major Codes: CRDENDORSEA/EDE

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: ESL classroom teacher, resource teacher or other ESL specialist.

Academic options:  Continue your education with post-graduate work in education or a subject discipline, or pursue other specialized endorsements offered by Pima.

More Information:  Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more. 

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses

Course #   Course Title Credits
EDU 243 ESL Practicum 3
EDU 244 Teaching Reading and Writing to ESL Students 3
EDU 245 Linguistics 3
EDU 246 Assessment of ESL Students 3
EDU 247 Family/Community Involvement in ESL Student Instruction 3
EDU 274* Structured English Immersion Foundations 3
EDU 281 Structured English Immersion Methods 3
 or EDU 286   Structured English Immersion Methods (Completion)
Total 21