Upcoming CELTA Programs

Upcoming Sessions 

Sessions Course length Schedule Deadline to apply

Online CELTA

January 29 - June 8, 2018

18 weeks All coursework and assignments online. On-Site Teaching Practice in Springfield, MO May 14-26, 2018.  January 1, 2018

Online CELTA

March 26 - August 3, 2018

18 weeks All coursework and assignments online. On-Site Teaching Practice in Springfield, MO July 9-21, 2018.  February 26, 2018

Intensive CELTA 

May 29 - June 22, 2018

4 weeks Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. April 1, 2018

Intensive CELTA

July 2 - August 3, 2018

5 weeks Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. May 15, 2018

Online CELTA

September 17, 2018 - February 1, 2019

 19 weeks All coursework and assignments online. On-Site Teaching Practice in Springfield, MO January 2-13, 2018.   August 14, 2017

The CELTA course at Missouri State University is held in the Jim D. Morris Center, located at 301 South Jefferson Ave., Springfield, MO 65802

Entry requirements for candidates

Applicants must:

  1. Be at least 18 years old.
  2. Be at least a high school graduate. It is recommended that the applicant has completed a Bachelor’s degree.
  3. Have an awareness of language and a competence in both written and spoken English which will enable them to undertake the course and prepare for teaching a range of levels. Non-native applicants must be at least at the high C1 level on the CEFR.
  4. Have the potential and willingness to develop the necessary skills to become effective teachers and to complete successfully the written assignments and the assessment of practice teaching.

All applicants must attend an interview either in person or by phone/Skype before an offer of a place on the course can be made.