Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate

What is a TEFL Certificate?

A Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate is an entry-level credential for teaching English as a foreign or second language. It’s appropriate for anyone with an interest in teaching EFL/ESL, regardless of whether or not you have prior teaching experience. Georgetown’s TEFL Certificate program prepares you for all aspects of teaching and helps you learn the best methodologies for teaching English. 

Georgetown’s TEFL Certificate program offers quality instruction with a schedule that’s flexible enough to meet the needs of all students while providing real classroom experience.

Learn more about the unique structure of Georgetown’s program by going to What does Georgetown’s TEFL Certificate look like?

See What will I learn in the TEFL program? for more information on the topics covered in the course.

For information about what our alumni have done after graduation and how the program supports graduates, see What can I do with my TEFL Certificate?

To find out what makes Georgetown’s TEFL Certificate program different from others, see Why Georgetown?

Interested in applying? Check out the dates and prices, learn about the admissions process, and get the answers to frequently asked questions about the program.


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Information Sessions

We welcome potential students to attend an online or in-person information session to learn more about the TEFL Certificate program. We have several upcoming information sessions for the Spring 2017 program.

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Ask questions about the TEFL certificate program or sign up to be notified about important dates.