English as a Foreign Language

The EFL Graduate Certificate program meets the needs of students who have or who are pursuing degrees in different areas such as business, computer science, economics, or social studies, etc. An EFL CGS qualifies recipients to teach English as a Foreign Language overseas, in language schools, or at the post-secondary level in the U.S.

Degree Level: CGS

Department: Educational Theory & Practice

School or College: School of Education

Required Credentials: Transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation (at least 2 from faculty attesting to academic ability), Statement of goals

Application Deadline for Fall Admission and Assistantship Consideration: Not available
Application Deadline for Fall Admission without Assistantship Consideration: Rolling

Application Deadline for Spring Admission and Assistantship Consideration: Not available
Application Deadline for Spring Admission without Assistantship Consideration: Rolling

Application Deadline for Summer Admission and Assistantship Consideration: Not available
Application Deadline for Summer Admission without Assistantship Consideration: Rolling

Special Notes:

Applicants must have completed one undergraduate or graduate linguistics course, and 12 credits in a foreign language and have a 3.0 GPA. IELTS exam not accepted in lieu of TOEFL.

Grad Bulletin URL:

http://www.albany.edu/graduatebulletin/english_foreign_language_efl_certificate.htm

Departmental Website:

http://www.albany.edu/education/certificate_of_graduate_study.php