College of Professional & International Education

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate

Earn your 160-Hour TEFL Training Program Certificate

Our TEFL Training Program covers the latest in language learning theory and teaching methodology with an emphasis on practical applications in the classroom. Taught by master teachers who have extensive experience teaching abroad, this intensive course will give you the skills and confidence you need to teach English in diverse settings around the world. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will earn a 160-Hour TEFL Training Program Certificate of Completion.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Hands-on training and teaching experience with international students in the American Language Institute
  • Seminars that focus on effective and meaningful ways to teach all the language skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening)
  • Guest lectures and panels from professionals in the field of TESOL / TEFL
  • Exposure to international job recruiters
  • Guidance with job hunting and creating an e-portfolio


Have questions? Join us at one of our free monthly information sessions.

Classes are limited to 18 students.

Email Anna Luginbill for more information or to start the registration process.   

Anna Luginbill
TEFL Coordinator​
Phone: (562) 985-8424



A bachelor's degree is not required to enroll in this program. However, most of the overseas agencies that offer employment to TEFL instructors require a bachelor's degree along with the TEFL certification.

Textbook and materials will be provided.