To make applying as simple and straightforward as possible, we've put together a checklist of everything you need to complete your application. If you have any questions along the way, please contact guELC@georgetown.edu.
Deadlines and Program Dates
Fall Session I
Deadline: July 15
Start Date: August 26
End Date: December 13
Spring Session I
Deadline: December 1
Start Date: January 8
End Date: May 5
Completed Online Application
Complete and submit the online application for your program of interest. Along with your completed application, you will also need to provide a $200 application fee, which is non-refundable.
Transcripts and Score Reports
Provide a copy of your transcript (with course grades) in English, showing proof of completion of secondary school or of university studies beyond secondary school. All applicants must be at least 17 years of age and have completed high school. Degrees from overseas universities must be accompanied by a transcript evaluation from a NACES-approved service.
Students can submit the transcript through the application portal, submit a hard copy, email it to guELC@georgetown.edu, or have their school send an e-transcript
ELC Special Programs
TEFL Certificate Program
Attn: Rebecca Hart
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
640 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
Requirements for Non-native English Speakers
Non-native English speakers without a degree from a university in an English-speaking country must submit their most recent official TOEFL or IELTS score. English proficiency will be confirmed prior to admission by interview and writing exam. The interview and exam will be conducted in-person at the Georgetown SCS downtown campus. Candidates who live more than 2 hours outside of Washington, D.C. may request to be tested online.
Student visas are only available for the spring semester when one-week practicum sessions are available. Non-U.S. citizens who are not currently residing in the U.S. cannot attend Saturday on-campus practicum sessions in tourist status.
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