Certificate Programs in Languages

A certificate is a way for students to either qualify to pursue degree studies or help them gain a professional advantage through additional training in the workforce. This program usually takes from eight weeks to two years to complete. Students can immediately apply the skills they gain to achieve their professional or academic goals. What is a certificate in languages? This credential gives stu… Read more

A certificate is a way for students to either qualify to pursue degree studies or help them gain a professional advantage through additional training in the workforce. This program usually takes from eight weeks to two years to complete. Students can immediately apply the skills they gain to achieve their professional or academic goals.

What is a certificate in languages? This credential gives students an opportunity to learn or enhance their knowledge of a language. Whether it’s Arabic, French, Hindi or English, there are programs that cater to students who have various language interests. Some students may wish to sharpen their language skills in a business environment, while others need an academic credential to prove that they qualify for a degree program in a specific language. Whatever the case, there are many options available depending on a student’s goals.   

Students who earn this certificate can learn new vocabulary and grammatical tools to enhance their communications skills in writing, speaking, listening and reading, helpful in any career. They also have opportunities to learn analytical and critical thinking skills in learning the language of their choice.

The cost of a certificate program can vary. It depends on tuition rates and other fees and whether a student chooses to study at a university or online. Prospective students should research different universities to find a program that fits their needs.

Students who successfully complete a certificate program in languages can find jobs in all kinds of professional environments because language skills are highly sought after. Individuals who gain better proficiency in a language can become flight attendants, translators, journalists or consultants. Jobs for people with language skills can be found in many public and private sectors, from government and nonprofit organizations to publishing, tourism and media.

Those interested in obtaining a certificate in languages can find programs at educational institutions across the globe, including some that may offer online learning. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Hawaii Tokai International College
Kapolei, USA

International Programs (IP) at HTIC offers customized intensive English language programs that include classes on reading, writing, grammar, conversation, public speaking, and ... +

International Programs (IP) at HTIC offers customized intensive English language programs that include classes on reading, writing, grammar, conversation, public speaking, and presentation skills. These programs, specially tailored to meet the specific needs and English level of each individual group, also include classes on American and Hawaiian culture. The length of IP programs ranges from a week to several months. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of California, San Diego - Extension International Programs
San Diego, USA

If you would like to develop modern English language teaching techniques to teach English in non-English speaking countries and in U.S. classrooms, enroll in the Teaching Engl ... +

If you would like to develop modern English language teaching techniques to teach English in non-English speaking countries and in U.S. classrooms, enroll in the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Professional Certificate program. The TEFL Professional Certificate program opens doors to job opportunities both abroad and in the U.S. Learn best practices and methodology for teaching EFL students from our dynamic instructors who have years of experience teaching all over the world. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
3 - 6 months
English
01 Jul 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Washington, USA

Designed for students interested in pursuing degrees in the U.S., Georgetown’s Intensive Academic English program will help you make the transition to academic life at an Amer ... +

Designed for students interested in pursuing degrees in the U.S., Georgetown’s Intensive Academic English program will help you make the transition to academic life at an American college or university. Our program features full-time intensive courses that emphasize academic writing, reading, grammar, and communication. -
Certificate
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
English
18 May 2020
Campus
 
The University of Findlay
Findlay, USA

The University of Findlay's accredited Intensive English Language Program (IELP) certificate program prides itself in building students' English skills.

The University of Findlay's accredited Intensive English Language Program (IELP) certificate program prides itself in building students' English skills. -
Certificate
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Campbellsville University
Campbellsville, USA

The mission of the English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI) is that of teaching English to non-native speakers of English.

The mission of the English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI) is that of teaching English to non-native speakers of English. -
Certificate
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
English
Campus
 
College of the Rockies
Cranbrook, Canada

Do you need to improve your English before taking a college academic program? Our English language Program (ELP) prepares you for academic success in a classroom with Canadian ... +

Do you need to improve your English before taking a college academic program? Our English language Program (ELP) prepares you for academic success in a classroom with Canadian students and helps you adjust to Canadian culture. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
31 Aug 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park, USA

English as a Second Language at Full Sail University is tailored for students who want to pursue studies in entertainment and media. It is not intended for students seeking a ... +

English as a Second Language at Full Sail University is tailored for students who want to pursue studies in entertainment and media. It is not intended for students seeking a general or “stand-alone” English -
Certificate
Full-time
9 months
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
The University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand

The Certificate of Attainment in the English Language is an elementary language course for students who have not meet the language requirements for University study. It will g ... +

The Certificate of Attainment in the English Language is an elementary language course for students who have not meet the language requirements for University study. It will give you the necessary skills in reading, writing and speaking. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Informatics Academy
Singapore

The Certificate in Proficiency in English provides students with a strong foundation in English that will enable them to advance their studies in Higher Education. The Profici ... +

The Certificate in Proficiency in English provides students with a strong foundation in English that will enable them to advance their studies in Higher Education. The Proficiency in English programme is designed for students who wish to pursue advanced courses at Informatics centres or to improve their English in a social or business context. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Velawoods English
London, United Kingdom

Velawoods English is the perfect way to get you ready for exams like IELTS & TOEFL as it is the only online English course specifically designed for self-study using the s ... +

Velawoods English is the perfect way to get you ready for exams like IELTS & TOEFL as it is the only online English course specifically designed for self-study using the same complete learning programme linked to international English Language qualifications. It covers all the language skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Grammar & Vocabulary and the syllabus is aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
80 - 100 hours
English
Online
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

The Certificate of International Foundation Studies is a pre-degree access foundation year programme designed specifically for international students who do not have the neces ... +

The Certificate of International Foundation Studies is a pre-degree access foundation year programme designed specifically for international students who do not have the necessary qualifications for registration directly onto a degree course. Unlike many foundation year courses, successful completion of this programme will enable you to progress onto a wide range of the University's undergraduate degrees. You can study modules that meet the entry requirements for courses in health, nursing, computer science, media, social sciences, business, and law. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
EduPlanet
London, United Kingdom

The Certificate in Legal English and Digital Rights is an intensive academic-business and cultural experience of English, in which the participants live with academics and pro ... +

The Certificate in Legal English and Digital Rights is an intensive academic-business and cultural experience of English, in which the participants live with academics and professionals, in order to improve and improve their skills in legal English and their knowledge in Law issues International Public, Comparative Commercial and Digital Rights. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
29 Jun 2020
24 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia, USA

Make a difference in student's lives and earn the Online Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification. Strengthen and expand your teaching capabilities to suppo ... +

Make a difference in student's lives and earn the Online Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification. Strengthen and expand your teaching capabilities to support learning and development in children with hearing loss. Our deaf and hard of hearing certification courses offer in-depth analyses regarding the education of deaf and hard of hearing students and include designated activities to meet state field experience standards. -
Certificate
Part-time
5 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This certificate is an introductory qualification in the Persian language. Students acquire a solid initial knowledge of the written and spoken language of modern Iran and stu ... +

This certificate is an introductory qualification in the Persian language. Students acquire a solid initial knowledge of the written and spoken language of modern Iran and study the historical and cultural background of the Middle East. When taken full-time (in one year) it corresponds to the first year of BA programme in Persian. No prior knowledge of Persian is required. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn the essentials for communicating in Chinese, including tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures, to help strengthen and build better business relationshi ... +

Learn the essentials for communicating in Chinese, including tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures, to help strengthen and build better business relationships. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
25 - 30 weeks
English
Online
 

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