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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, language proficiency for international students is a minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 90.

The TEFL Certificate at UNG

Four online courses totaling 120 hours
20 hours of classroom observations
Excellent training courses
Provide more opportunities securing a job teaching English abroad; international employers expect a certificate
Assist you to find and obtain an English teaching job abroad
Can be completed in less than 6 months

Program Dates

Fall 2017!

Registration Deadline: November 3, 2017

Course One: November 6, 2017

  • Course One: November 6 – December 17, 2017
  • Course Two: January 8 – February 18, 2018
  • Course Three: February 26 – April 1, 2018
  • Course Four: April 2 – May 13, 2018 

Spring 2018!

Registration Deadline: May 18, 2018

Course One: May 21, 2018

  • Course One: May 21 – July 1, 2018
  • Course Two: July 2 – August 12, 2018
  • Course Three: August 13 – September 23, 2018
  • Course Four: September 24 – November 4, 2018

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