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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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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 weeks
English
Campus
Online
 
Open University
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

This certificate explores human communication by focusing on the English language, its history, diversity and flexibility. You’ll learn what distinguishes machine language fro ... +

This certificate explores human communication by focusing on the English language, its history, diversity and flexibility. You’ll learn what distinguishes machine language from human language, and how people adapt and change their ways of communicating in multilingual and multicultural contexts. You’ll investigate how language works with other modes of communication and learn basic language description and analysis. You’ll also explore English as a creative medium to express humour, thoughts and emotions. It’s not, however, designed to teach English to speakers of other languages. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

If you are a non-native speaker of English and want a short course to prepare you for your future Master's course, this course will suit you. You will develop your study skill ... +

If you are a non-native speaker of English and want a short course to prepare you for your future Master's course, this course will suit you. You will develop your study skills, academic language level and subject knowledge in your chosen area. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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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
Campus
 
Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Arkhangelsk, Russia

We offer a Russian language course of 48 academic hours delivered by top-ranked experts. Masterful combination of grammar, vocabulary and conversation topics will help you acq ... +

We offer a Russian language course of 48 academic hours delivered by top-ranked experts. Masterful combination of grammar, vocabulary and conversation topics will help you acquire basic knowledge or deepen your expertise of the Russian language. -
Certificate
Part-time
2 weeks
Russian, English
20 Feb 2023
04 Mar 2023
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Polis – The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities
Jerusalem, Israel

The objective of this new one-year graduate program is to appreciate Jerusalem in its cultural, historical, and linguistic diversity. Students will spend considerable time in ... +

The objective of this new one-year graduate program is to appreciate Jerusalem in its cultural, historical, and linguistic diversity. Students will spend considerable time in direct contact with various communities in order to gain a firsthand understanding. This will include overseeing socio-linguistic questionnaires, recording interviews, visiting historically significant sites, and meeting with community representatives. In addition, they will explore primary historical sources such as the writings of Josephus, Byzantine pilgrims, and Muslim geographers. They will learn the science of ancient inscriptions (epigraphy) with field trips to decipher Greek and Arabic incscriptions. They will discover the "other" languages of Jerusalem such as Syriac, Latin, Coptic, and Greek. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
01 Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM
Pachuca, Mexico

La especialidad en Enseñanza y Evaluación del Idioma Inglés busca proporcionar una preparación avanzada en la enseñanza y evaluación del idioma inglés como lengua extranjera y ... +

La especialidad en Enseñanza y Evaluación del Idioma Inglés busca proporcionar una preparación avanzada en la enseñanza y evaluación del idioma inglés como lengua extranjera y contribuir de esta manera a satisfacer la necesidad actual del sistema educativo nacional, y de otras latitudes. -
Certificate
Full-time
Spanish, English
Campus
 
Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne
Paris, France

The French Higher Certificate in Business and Luxury is intended for international students who still need to improve their French and wish to enter the luxury sector. It incl ... +

The French Higher Certificate in Business and Luxury is intended for international students who still need to improve their French and wish to enter the luxury sector. It includes fundamental lessons in French, phonetics, as well as specialized lessons in business French. -
Certificate
Full-time
2 semesters
French
05 Sep 2022
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
Campus
 
University of Pitesti
Pitești, Romania

The Preparatory Year for Learning Romanian for Foreign Citizens is mandatory for those students who wish to pursue their studies (high school, university) in Romania, and do n ... +

The Preparatory Year for Learning Romanian for Foreign Citizens is mandatory for those students who wish to pursue their studies (high school, university) in Romania, and do not have a Romanian language certificate. -
Certificate
Full-time
Rumenian
Sep 2022
Campus
 
George Brown College
Toronto, Canada

The American Sign Language and Deaf Studies program is delivered fully online, open to both Deaf and non-deaf students, and provides intensive training in American Sign Langua ... +

The American Sign Language and Deaf Studies program is delivered fully online, open to both Deaf and non-deaf students, and provides intensive training in American Sign Language (ASL) and English. If you are thinking about entering the Honours Bachelor of Interpretation (ASL – English) program, or if you want to combine ASL with another career, this program is highly recommended. This program is unique in Ontario. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Universal Business Academy
Johor Bahru, Malaysia

This Intensive English Program covers all the core skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, including grammar and vocabulary. The main emphasis of this course is on p ... +

This Intensive English Program covers all the core skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, including grammar and vocabulary. The main emphasis of this course is on practical communication to build up your vocabulary and help to develop fluency and confidence. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
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
 
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
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
Sep 2022
Online