TEFL Courses in the United States

Search classroom TEFL and TESOL courses in the USA. Gain an internationally recognised and respected within the TEFL industry meaning you will stand a good chance of gaining employment on competition of a course. There are weekend, combo classroom+online and also longer courses available. 


USA TEFL & TESOL Certification Courses

Get TEFL Certified in the USA

TEFL Courses USA

By studying for a TEFL certification you will get a world recognised qualification which will allow you to teach English abroad - literally anywhere in the world. You can take a course if you are a US citizen or international and keen to study in the USA. There are courses available to book throughout the country in places like:


Why Take a TEFL Qualification in the USA

  • Professional teachers with years of experience
  • English is the mother tongue in the U.S.
  • Meet interesting people from all over the world
  • Explore some of the most exciting cities of the United States in your spare time


Types of Courses

You can choose from online courses, short 20 hour weekend classroom TEFL courses or if you are seeking something more advanced certiciations there are also 120 and 250 hour options as well. The weekend and short beginners courses are perfect if you are a total beginner, these will allow you to see if this career appeals to you.

When seeking employment overseas you will find most employers want candidates who have at least 120 hours of TEFL training with an accredited TEFL provider so you might want to book one of our advanced options. These courses will help you get to grips with teaching and most language schools will be able to help you secure esl employment overseas. Once you have completed a course this will be valid forever.


What You Will Learn

There are usually around 5 - 20 people on each classroom course but this depends on the location and time of year you join. Our selection of TEFL courses in the USA are led by experienced tutors who will make the classes fun, enjoyable and also as informative as possible. On a course you will learn recommended teaching methods, writing, listening, grammar and lesson skills. You will also get lots of tips for deading with a classroom of students and advice about gaining employment afterwards. 



Prices vary depending on the course you choose but generally you can expect to pay around $250 (£150) for a weekend course or $1500 (£1000) for a longer more advanced certification. Be sure to book ahead to get a place on your preferred date.


Start Dates & How to Book

There are lots of start dates throughout the year and you can book a course through our website today. If you need any help arranging a TEFL course in the United States please get in touch.


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USA TEFL Course Reviews

If you have ever taken a TEFL course in the USA and would like to add a review, write about your experience or share any recommendations please contact us.

"I took a gap year in the USA and decided to do a TEFL course here which would be benefical to my round the world trip. The local staff and other students were really welcoming and I really enjoyed the course."
Alex P, Manchester, UK

"I couldn't decide between an online or classroom course but then I opted for a 4 week certifcation. This was the best decision I could have made it really helped me get a job a few months after."
Shaina D, California

"I took a TEFL course with the International TEFL Academy and it transformed my life. I went from a mundane 9-5 job to living and working as a teacher in China." - Bradley


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