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Post Baccalaureate ESOL Endorsement Certificate

The post baccalaureate certificate is offered on the University of Portland campus for licensed teachers who already hold a bachelor's degree.

The English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) endorsement advances teachers' abilities to provide assessment, instruction, and evaluation of English language learners.

For details about the post baccalaureate certificate application requirements, please see the Graduate School's Application Requirements webpage.  Questions about enrolling should be directed to Anne Rasmussen at or 503.943.8257.

Post Baccalaureate ESOL Endorsement Certificate Requirements - 18 hrs

ED 504 School, Parent, and Community Relations (3 hrs)
ED 507 Dual Language Education (3 hrs)
ED 509 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESOL (3 hrs)
ED 510 Linguistics (3 hrs)
ED 581 Language, Literacy and Culture (3 hrs)
ED 569 ESOL Practicum P-12 (3 hrs)

Course descriptions are available in the University of Portland Bulletin

Note: The ESOL endorsement is also offered as a specialty option in the master of education (MEd) program and as a post master's certificate.  

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