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Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESL/TEFL) Certificate


Mission Statement

The ALCI TESL/TEFL Certificate Program prepares individuals from a variety of backgrounds to effectively teach English, both at home and abroad. This 120-hour program provides professional development and guidance in finding employment in the field with a strong emphasis on hands-on training and practice with English-language learners in a university setting. Sessions are taught by master teachers with extensive experience in TESL/TEFL, teacher training, and curriculum development. Trainees graduate ready to begin working successfully as teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language locally and abroad.

TESL/TEFL Certificate Program Features

Number of Hours


Number of Weeks

15 weeks for Spring evening sessions

6 weeks for Summer intensive day sessions


Spring 15-week evening sessions:

Class Meets Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00pm-9:00pm
January 21, 2020 - May 7, 2020

Summer 6-week daytime sessions:

Class Meets Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm
June 29, 2020 - August 7, 2020

Program Cost

Tuition: $2,400

Parking Permit: $125

Application Fee: $50

Total Program Tuition and Fees: $2,575*

One-week notice and a complete refund of 
deposit will be given if a minimum class
size is not met. *Tuition and fees subject to change.

Admission Requirements

No teaching experience necessary, but applicants
should have earned or be close to earning their
bachelor's degree

Must have sufficient awareness and competency
in English, both written and spoken, to follow and 
complete course assignments