Student must be geographically located in the State of North Carolina

Program Overview

The Teaching Foreign Language Education: French, German, Spanish graduate certificate is a 21 credit hour graduate level part-time hybrid program, a combination of web-based and on-campus courses. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students are eligible for the North Carolina Initial Standard Professional I teaching license.

All courses for the Graduate Certificate in Teaching must be completed within four years. The 21 credit hours earned from the Graduate Certificate can be applied to the Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Language Education, requiring only an additional 18 credit hours to complete the Master’s degree. Completion of the Master’s degree leads to the advanced “M” teaching license.