Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

TESL Certificate Admission Requirements

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As this is a post baccalaureate program, all students must have completed a university degree (any discipline) before entering this program.

TRU students with 90 credits toward their degree may also begin taking the program; however, credits toward the TESL certificate may not be used toward their undergraduate degree.

Please note that all applicants whose native language is not English must provide proof of English language competency. Specifically, such applicants must meet one of the following:

  • an IBT (Internet Based TOEFL) score of 88 with a minimum score of 20 in each area
  • IELTS Academic 6.5+ with a minimum score of 6.5 in each area
  • for details on other accepted proficiency exam equivalents, please contact us.

You can also refer to the English Language Proficiency Requirements.