Apply to this program through a central application. Review the sections below before you begin.
Admission and Program Requirements
- A bachelor’s degree in a foreign language from a college or university accredited by agencies recognized by Missouri State University or equivalent education from a foreign university or a bachelor’s degree and a score of intermediate-high or higher on the OPI (or equivalent) in any foreign language.
- A GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale for the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work or completion of 9 credit hours of graduate course work with a minimum GPA of 3.00.
- Admission application (all materials) deadline is 35 days prior to the start of the desired beginning semester.
- All additional university and Graduate College requirements for admission to a certificate program.
Double counting of coursework
Graduate certificate programs must differ from one another by at least 2 courses or 40% of the total certificate credit hours.
Choose 4 courses (12 hours) from the list below:
|Course code||Course Title||Credit hours|
|MCL 691||Principles of Linguistics||3|
|MCL 695||Principles Second Language Acquisition||3|
|MCL 700||Advanced Teaching Methods and Technology||3|
|MCL 706||Materials and Assessments in Foreign Language Teaching||3|
|MCL 724||Seminar in Linguistics for Foreign Languages||3|