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New Mexico TESOL Endorsement Classes

University of Phoenix offers TESOL Endorsement classes for APS staff.

Bring the best learning tools to your school and your students. We offer a variety of continuing education courses online that fit your busy schedule. Discover new ways to solve everyday problems and find fresh strategies and techniques to elevate the classroom experience. Our courses — aligned with the New Mexico Public Education Department TESOL requirements — are all 3 credits and 4 weeks online.

University of Phoenix offers the 12 credit coursework for TESOL endorsement:

  • NMPED requires 6 credits foreign language. Complete the requirement with classes: SPAN/520, SPAN/521 
  • NMPED requires 6 credits of TESOL. Complete the requirement, choose two classes:  TESOL/570, TESOL/571, TESOL/572, TESOL/573, TESOL/574, TESOL/575
  • 10% off tuition for all APS employees, $157.50 per credit (includes the discount)
  • Classes are offered every month online
  • TESOL classes are approved by NMPED and APS will reimburse with a passing grade
  • After completing the 12 credit hours you must pass the CKA TESOL exam before endorsement is granted by NMPED.

For more information on monthly classes, contact: Nicole Berkebile, 480-290-4328,

TESOL Online Coursework
Prefix Course Weeks Credits

Foundations of Instruction

4 3

Instructional Techniques & Methods

4 3


4 3

Applied Linguistics

4 3

Cross Cultural Communication

4 3

Teaching Reading and Writing

4 3

Spanish for Educators, Basic

4 3

Spanish for Educators, Intermediate

4 3
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