TEFL Certificate Programs at UCSD University of California San Diego

UCSD TEFL Certificate Programs in San Diego

TEFL Certificate Programs in San Diego at the extension of the University of California San Diego (UCSD Extension)

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TEFL Diploma Programs in San Diego at University of California San Diego

Develop effective English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching skills and learn first-hand from experienced ESL and EFL Instructors

UCSD TEFL Certificate Programs are great for your resume

UC San Diego Extension International Programs offer Teaching as a second language Certificate Programs to help give you the skills and competitive advantage to accelerate your career.

Credits for TESOL program

Transfer credits from UC San Diego Extension’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate Programs to the Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at The Graduate School of Education at Alliant International University in San Diego

OPT Working Experience in the United States

Students who attend a 9-month or longer Certificate program can apply to the OPT, which allow them to have up to one year working permit in the United States.

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Dates and Prices of the TEFL Certificate Programs in San Diego - University of California San Diego

Prices are in dollars

Prices and Dates TEFL diploma programs in San Diego at UCSD Extension

Program Dates Costs
TEFL Proficiency Program
(1 quarter)
Starting in Fall 2019
October 1 - December 6

Starting in Winter 2020
January 2 – February 28

Starting in Spring 2020
March 24 - June 5

Starting in Summer 2020
July 1 - August 28

Starting in Fall 2020
October 6 - December 11
$5,950
TEFL Professional Certificate (6 MONTH FORMAT)
(2 quarters)
Starting in Fall 2019
October 1 - March 20, 2020

Starting in Winter 2020
January 2 – June 5

Starting in Spring 2020
March 24 - August 28

Starting in Summer 2020
July 1 - December 11

Starting in Fall 2020
October 6 - February 26, 2021
$8,300
TEFL Professional Certificate (HYBRID FORMAT)
(Hybrid - 1 quarter)
Starting in Winter 2020
January 2 – February 28

Starting in Spring 2020
July 1 - August 28
$4,750
(Plus $395 for each of the 4 online TEFL courses)
Special Studies in TEFL
(1 quarter)
Starting in Fall 2019
October 1 - December 6

Starting in Winter 2020
January 2 – February 28

Starting in Spring 2020
March 24 - June 5

Starting in Summer 2020
July 1 - August 28

Starting in Fall 2020
October 6 - December 11
$4,750
Teaching English to the Young Learner
(1 quarter)
Starting in Fall 2019
October 1 - December 6

Starting in Winter 2020
January 2 – February 28

Starting in Spring 2020
March 24 - June 5

Starting in Summer 2020
July 1 - August 28

Starting in Fall 2020
October 6 - December 11
$4,750

Other costs that you must consider

Item Cost (This costs might change without any notice)
Application Fee (One time payment) $200
Express Mailing Fee (One time payment - optional) $50
Medical Insurance (every quarter) $585
Estimation of Books and materials (every quarter) $300-$800
Library Card (every quarter - optional) $15
Recreation Card (every quarter - optional) $100
Housing It will depend on the housing provider. Check the housing section for more details.

"Develop effective English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching skills and learn first-hand from experienced ESL and EFL Instructors"

"If you transfer directly from a 10-week UC San Diego English Language Institute ESL program or UC San Diego English Language Institute TEFL program, you will receive a discount on your tuition for the Certificate Program."

"Classes are held on the UC San Diego Extension campus in La Jolla or at the off-site University City Center near the campus."

Certificate Programs in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) at UCSD Extension

 

TEFL PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE

This three-month program is a foundation course in TEFL

The curriculum consists of the following core courses:

  • Introduction to Teaching Pronunciation and Fluency for Language Teachers (3 units)
  • Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language (3 units)
  • Introduction to Teaching Writing (3 units)
  • Oral Presentations for Language Teachers (3 units)
Admission Requirements:

What do I need to enroll in the TEFL Proficiency Certificate Program at UCSD Extension?

  • Proof of Language Proficiency Requirement:
    • Toefl iBT: 69
    • IELTS: 6.0
    • TOEIC: 690
    • TOEFL paper-based: 525
    • Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) or Advanced Exams: Pass
    • TEPS: 600
  • Copy of your transcripts in English for the two most recent years of your academic studies.
  • A one-page statement explaining why you would like to take any TEFL Certificate program.
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TEFL PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - 3 formats (6-month, intensive, and hybrid)

The TEFL Professional Certificate program opens doors to job opportunities both abroad and in the United States. Learn best practices and methodology for teaching English as a second language.

This program focuses on the development of effective classroom teaching skills and modern English language teaching techniques to students in non-English speaking countries and in intensive English programs in English-speaking countries.

The TEFL Professional Certificate program includes:
  • Advanced Analysis of English Sentence Structure I (3 units)
  • Best Methods in Teaching Listening Skills (3 units)*
  • Best Methods in Teaching Pronunciation and Fluency (3 units)
  • Best Methods in Teaching Speaking Skills (3 units)
  • Teaching Writing for Academic and Professional Purposes (3 units)*
  • TEFL Practicum: Best Methods in Developing and Delivering Lesson Plans (3 units)
  • Theories and Methods of Language Teaching and Learning (3 units)*
  • Theory and Methods of Reading Instruction (3 units)*
In addition, UCSD offers a variety of one-unit workshops and three-unit elective courses. You will need to choose 3 units of electives, depending on what is offered each quarter. Some examples are:
  • Advanced Analysis of English Sentence Structure II (3 units)
  • Games for the EFL Classroom (1 unit)
  • Grammar and Editing I or II (3 units)
  • Music in the EFL Classroom (1 unit)
  • Oral Presentations for LanguageTeachers (3 units)
  • Teaching Language Through Art (1 unit)
  • Teaching TOEFL Prep Classes: Paper and Internet (1 unit)

"Both prospective and current English teachers can substantially improve their knowledge of English language teaching in this program."

"Teaching English Grammar (TEG) certificate: Students who are already enrolled in the Professional Certificate in TEFL may enroll in the Teaching English Grammar (TEG) concurrent TEFL program. Students must be prepared to pay for additional classes in order to obtain this concurrent certificate."

The TEFL Professional Certificate program can be completed in three different formats

TEFL Professional Certificate (6-month)

Take 6 months of full-time TEFL classes at UC San Diego.

TEFL Professional Certificate (Intensive)

Complete the Professional Certificate Program in TEFL in just three months—the same courses in a shorter time! Offered only in summer or winter quarters.

TEFL Professional Certificate (Hybrid)

Complete half of the 27-unit Professional Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program online from your home country, and half at UC San Diego.

Admission Requirements:

What do I need to enroll in the TEFL Professional Certificate Program at UCSD Extension?

  • Proof of Language Proficiency Requirement:
    • Toefl iBT: 78 (80 for intensive format)
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • TOEIC: 740 (760 for intensive format)
    • TOEFL paper-based: 540 (550 for intensive format)
    • Cambridge advanced or Proficiency Exams: Pass
  • Copy of your transcripts in English for the two most recent years of your academic studies.
  • A one-page statement explaining why you would like to take any TEFL Certificate program.
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SPECIAL STUDIES IN TEFL

This is a full-time, three-month program of select courses in TEFL and other academic areas to enhance teacher preparation.

Students must choose and enroll in a total of 12 UC San Diego Extension units, with the advice and approval of the TEFL Coordinator.

"Individual schedules depend on emphasis and electives chosen. All daytime TEFL classes are available at the UC San Diego campus"

"Teaching English Grammar (TEG) certificate: Students who are already enrolled in the Special Studies Certificate in TEFL may enroll in the Teaching English Grammar (TEG) concurrent TEFL program. Students must be prepared to pay for additional classes in order to obtain this concurrent certificate."

Admission Requirements:

What do I need to enroll in the TEFL Special Studies Certificate Program at UCSD Extension?

  • Proof of Language Proficiency Requirement:
    • Toefl iBT: 78
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • TOEIC: 740
    • TOEFL paper-based: 540
    • Cambridge advanced or Proficiency Exams: Pass
    • TEPS: 660
  • Copy of your transcripts in English for the two most recent years of your academic studies.
  • A one-page statement explaining why you would like to take any TEFL Certificate program.
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TEACHING ENGLISH TO THE YOUNG LEARNER (TEYL)

This full-time program is excellent for students who are interested in attaining additional competencies in teaching English as a foreign language to young learners.
The Teaching English to the young learner includes:
  • TEYL Focus on the Classroom (3 units)
  • TEYL Focus on the Learner (3 units)
  • TEYL Focus on the Teacher (3 units)
Admission Requirements:

What do I need to enroll in the Teaching English to the young learner Program at UCSD Extension?

  • Proof of Language Proficiency Requirement:
    • Toefl iBT: 78
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • TOEIC: 740
    • TOEFL paper-based: 540
    • Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency Certificate: Pass
  • Copy of your transcripts in English for the two most recent years of your academic studies.
  • A one-page statement explaining why you would like to take any TEFL Certificate program.
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