Frequently Asked Questions

Will I have to complete any part of my Online Certificate in Teaching English as Foreign Language at an APU campus location?

No. You can complete your TEFL certification degree entirely online. No campus visits or meetings are required.

What type of computer and Internet connection do I need?

In order to make the most of your online learning experience, your computer and Internet connection should fulfill APU's online course technical requirements.

How often do I need to be online for the online program?

You must be online sufficiently throughout each week to participate in threaded discussions and to complete all assignments by their designated deadlines. However, there is no prescribed amount of time that you will be required to be online because assignments and their deadlines will vary with each course.

Are scholarships available?

Several types of financial aid, ranging from federal loans and state grants, to fellowships and scholarships, are available. Learn more about the financial aid opportunities available to you.

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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