Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Foreign Language Education: Professional Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

The Graduate Certificate in Foreign Language Education: Professional 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.

Applicants should have completed approximately 30a credit hours of undergraduate or graduate coursework in the teaching fields of foreign language or have native-like proficiency of the foreign language acceptable to the facutly.

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

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.