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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Baccalaureate Advanced Certificate/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts reflecting four-year equivalent bachelor’s or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or professional school.
  • Evaluated GPA of 3.00 or above.
  • Proficiency in English listening, speaking, reading and writing. Proficiency is demonstrated by English as the applicant’s first language or a TOEFL score of 580 (92 internet-based or 237 computer-based score) or higher for any applicant for whom English is not the native language. MELAB and IELTS scores can also be used to determine English proficiency.

Post-Baccalaureate General Certificate Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 must be maintained to complete the program.
  • Up to six quarter hour credits may be transferred from an accredited institution to apply to requirements for an advanced certificate. Such courses must be at the 400 level or above, and the grade earned must be a B or higher. The courses must be similar to the courses listed in the EPDES 930-945 series. An official transcript from the sponsoring institution must be submitted.

Issuance of Certificate

  • The certificates will be issued by the Seattle University Office of the Registrar in accordance with established policies and procedures of the university. Candidates must make application prior to the established deadline and provide the required evidence of completion.

Certificate Requirements:

Contact the Professional Development and Continuing Education Office at 206.296.2147, email: ContinuingEd@seattleu.edu or log onto www.seattleu.edu/coe.


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