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    Apr 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Foreign Language Education: Professional Graduate Certificate

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This graduate certificate is intended for students with undergraduate degrees who are considering a career as a teacher of foreign languages. The coursework gained through this professional training option may be used toward an M.A.T.; for certification for K-12 foreign language education directly by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE); or by a school district training program.

This certificate leads to the State of Florida teaching endorsement for Foreign Languages.


This certificate is offered fully online.

Admission Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements. 

  • Have completed approximately 30 credit hours of undergrad or graduate course work in the teaching fields of foreign language OR
  • Have native-like proficiency of the foreign language acceptable to the program faculty (e.g., Spanish, French, German, Italian, Latin, Japanese, Chinese)

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Time Limit / Average time to Completion

Five Years

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