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Adult English as a Second/Foreign Language

Graduate Advisor
Dr. Clarena Larrotta
cl24@txstate.edu
512.245.2531
ASBS, Room 324

Advisor Support
Kassi Redwine
kr1352@txstate.edu
512.245.2531
ASBS, Room 306

Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education & School Psychology
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This certificate program requires 18 hours to complete.


Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall June 15 June 1
Spring October 15 October 1
Summer I April 1 March 15
Summer II June 1 No Admission

Application Deadline
This program has a flexible deadline.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a rolling basis.

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. International applicants, please visit our international web pages for additional requirements.

ApplyTexas Application

  • completed online ApplyTexas application

  Review the instructions for submitting your ApplyTexas application.


Application Fee(s)

  • $10 nonrefundable application fee
  • $50 nonrefundable international evaluation fee (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your application fee(s).


Transcripts & GPA

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.5 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work 
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in all completed graduate course work (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted. 


GRE Scores

  • GRE scores not required

Documents

  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose
  • two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your professional work, including at least one supervisor

  Review the instructions for using the Graduate Admissions Document Upload tool (GADU) to submit your documents. You will have access to GADU after you submit your ApplyTexas application and activate your Texas State NetID.


TOEFL or IELTS Scores

Applicants are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores that meet the minimum program requirements below unless they have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a country on our exempt countries list.

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall and minimum individual module scores of 19
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

If you do not meet the scores above, you may qualify for English-based conditional admission if you meet the minimum scores below:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 59 overall and minimum individual module scores of 14
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 5.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 5.5

  Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.