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TEFL Certificate

The Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate at the University of North Georgia is online and provides excellent training with high professional standards for individuals seeking to teach English overseas. The TEFL Certificate at  the University of North Georgia offers opportunities to conduct classroom observations and practice teaching during the TEFL Certificate practicum through our partner schools and ESL centers.


  • Completed high school or possess a GED or foreign equivalent.
  • If English is not your first language, non-native English speakers may demonstrate language proficiency by (i) arranging an oral interview with a TEFL instructor, or (ii) sharing a TOEFL (iBT) score of 70.

The TEFL Certificate at UNG

Four online courses totaling 120 hours
Includes classroom observations and teaching practice
Excellent training courses taught by experienced instructors
Opportunities to find a job teaching English abroad, online or in your community
Can be completed in less than 6 months

Program Dates

Winter/Spring 2020

Registration deadline: Jan. 10, 2020
  • Course One: Jan. 13 - Feb. 16
  • Course Two: Feb. 17 - Mar. 22
  • Course Three: Mar. 30 - May 3
  • Course Four: May 4 - June 7 

Summer/Fall 2020

Registration deadline: June 26, 2020
  • Course One: June 29 - Aug. 2 
  • Course Two: Aug. 3 - Sep. 6 
  • Course Three: Sep. 14 - Oct. 18 
  • Course Four: Oct. 19 - Nov. 22 

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