The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program from Wichita State equips you with specialized knowledge and skills to effectively teach and work with speakers of other languages. The program has options for educators at the undergraduate and graduate levels in addition to an option for non-educators.

Learn how the TESOL endorsement is the right fit for you.

Teaching sign language.


The TESOL endorsement requires 18 credit hours of coursework, including a practicum, and covers teaching ESL, applied linguistics, assessment, second language acquisition and more.

Admission to the program

Requirements for admission is included in the Teacher Education Application Packet. To request a packet, click the link below. The packet includes:

  • Admission Requirements
  • Application for Admission
  • Admission Testing Requirements
  • Attestation of Eligibility