English Language Certification
Students receive a course completion certificate for each ESOL course that is successfully completed. Students who complete all 4 courses are awarded the UoNA ESOL Program Certificate.
Students who received UoNA ESOL Program Certificate will be considered as meeting the English proficiency requirements of the UoNA degree programs and may start their academic program immediately.
Students may choose to take individual courses or take the entire ESOL Certificate Program. The average time for students to finish the ESOL Certificate Program is 4 terms. Students may repeat courses until certification and 6 terms is considered the normal program length. Students can take a maximum of 9 terms (1.5 times of normal program length) to complete the ESOL Program.
UoNA ESOL Certificate Program:
Term Course # Course Title Credit Hours
First Term (10 Weeks) ESOL 001 Writing Workshop 18
Second Term (10 Weeks) ESOL 002 American Culture 18
Third Term (10 Weeks) ESOL 003 Patterns of American Immigration 18
Fourth Term (10 Weeks) ESOL 004 Northern Virginia Business 18