TEFL Certificate to Teach English as a Foreign Language

program Overview

The TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate program at MNU is designed to provide you with a skill and knowledge base to teach English as a Foreign Language abroad anywhere around the world.

This 18 hour certificate program will ensure you understand elements of effective TEFL instruction, multicultural considerations, linguistic structures, and assessment. A teaching certificate is not required, as this certificate program is open to anyone interested in learning how to teach English as a Foreign Language.

you Should Know

  • Meets online
  • Fulfill 18 credit hours at $389 per credit hour
  • Complete your certificate in 12 months

Our student-focused approach means that you’ll build personal relationships with highly qualified professors, complete work that will directly apply to your work situation, and have the flexibility afforded by online learning. You'll engage in real-time webcasts with instructors throughout the program using virtual collaboration tools like Adobe Connect, allowing for asynchronous and synchronous learning each week. In the end, you’ll enhance your career by learning how to effectively teach English abroad as a foreign language.

upcoming start dates*

  • Ongoing

*For information on our priority application deadlines and registration deadlines, please contact us at 913-971-3800 or at pgadmissions@mnu.edu.

Cost & Value

A degree from MNU is a competitively priced, affordable option designed for students with a busy schedule. We’re here to help you find the best options to assist you as you work toward earning your degree.

  • Credit Hours: 12 total
  • Tuition: $389/credit hour* *Prices effective July 1, 2018 for new starts.

Payment Options

Your degree is an investment in your future. We have a variety of different payment options available, so you can choose the option or combination of options, that best fits your situation. Total cost, including fees and tuition, will be calculated based on your program, and can be divided into multiple payments.

Military/Veterans Financial Aid

MNU appreciates the service and protection that the Military provides for us all. We offer a Military Financial Aid Program that can help active military, veterans and their spouses reposition themselves in the working world.


Our People are the difference

Our faculty and staff know how difficult starting or resuming college can be. With a Christlike mindset, we are here to support your success throughout your program.

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