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ELS Program Specialist
Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission into the ESL Program Specialist Certificate, students must meet the following requirements and provide the following documentation:

  • An official transcript evidencing your completion of a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

  • A current and valid Teaching Certificate (Level 1 or 2)


  • Have completed an approved teacher preparation program and successfully passed the requisite PRAXIS exams.

  • The completed Application for Admission Form.

If you wish to request an application package you can click here or you can contact Dr. Gomez at, or at 215-951-1209; 215-991-3592.

If you wish to fill out the online application (free-of-charge) you can click here.

If you wish to submit a completed paper application please include the $35 application fee (personal check/ money order payable to La Salle University), and mail it to:

Dr. Luis A. Gomez
The Hispanic Institute/Box 247
La Salle University
1900 W. Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19141

Carmen Lamas, Ph.D.

The Hispanic Institute at La Salle University
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1209
Fax: 215.991.3506

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