Undergraduate ESL Endorsement

Undergraduate ESL Endorsement

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Exit Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Language Proficiency Testing: A score of Intermediate High on English Oral Proficiency Interviews (OPI) and a score of Advanced Low on English Written Proficiency (WPT)
  • The testing requirements must be met before student teaching begins

The PATSEL Grant, a National Professional Development grant by the U.S. Department of Education, provides academic preparation and scholarships (equivalent to WPU in-state tuition, up to 12 credits) for education majors to pursue an additional ESL certification as an endorsement on initial teaching certifications at the undergraduate level.