Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate


Already involved in ministry? The TEFL program provides you with an additional avenue for outreach. You’ll learn basic teaching theory and skills and gain an understanding of how language works as you prepare to teach English to adults.


After completing the program you will be able to:

  • Teach listening, speaking, reading, and writing at novice, intermediate, and advanced levels of proficiency
  • Develop and evaluate language teaching materials
  • Use English teaching as a ministry

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

This certificate program is not eligible for federal Title IV financial aid funds – i.e. Federal Direct Loans.

Featured Faculty: 
Joe LeTexier, TEFL Coordinator Joe LeTexier
TEFL Coordinator

B.A., Crown College; M.A., M.Div. Columbia International University

Tina Winchester, Adjunct Professor at CIU Tina Winchester
Adjunct Professor, Practicum and Internship Supervisor, TEFL/ICS

M. Ed., Clemson University, TEFL Certificate, Columbia International University