Admissions: Certificate in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages


To be accepted into the TESOL certificate program, you must meet the graduate certificate admission requirements of the Ball State Graduate School and apply online.

Application Deadlines

You can start your courses any semester. Recommended application deadlines are:

  • Fall—first Friday of the first full week in July
  • Spring—first Friday of the first full week in November
  • Summer—second Friday in April

Students from Other States

If you live in a state other than Indiana, this information regarding state regulatory authorizations for distance programs might impact whether you can take courses from Ball State.