Academic English for Speakers of English as an Additional Language

UMass Amherst

This Certificate is designed to assist students in developing advanced level proficiencies in academic and profession registers. In addition to receiving recognition (and university course credit), the Certificate also serves as further evidence of your academic and professional English skills for future employers or educational institutions. Our Certificate is comprised of 15 credits (5 courses). Multiple courses are offered each semester so the Certificate can easily be completed in one year. However, students can take longer than a year or simply take individual courses without committing to the entire Certificate.
CIP Code: 23.1303

Undergraduate Undergraduate Certificate On-Campus / In-Person

Possible Career Paths

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary | Interpreters and Translators | International Workers | Higher Education Administrators

UMass Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is the largest public research university in New England. With more than 28,000 students and over 200 distinct academic programs – including highly ranked programs in business, computer science, health care and the social sciences – UMass Amherst is one of the most comprehensive institutions in the Northeast.