Language Certificate

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Whether or not you are seeking a degree in a foreign language you can earn a BYU Language Certificate.  This program is available to all BYU students!

The recognition of your foreign language proficiency will make a meaningful addition to your university experience and strengthen your resume or portfolio as you seek employment, begin your career, or apply for graduate school as a diversely-skilled individual.


1. Your BYU transcript will have an official notation of your advanced coursework and language proficiency.

2. You will receive a BYU Language Certificate endorsing your completion of advanced coursework and proficiency achievement.

3. You will receive official certificates from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) documenting your proficiency for speaking and/or writing.


Available in the Following Languages:


Arabic German Portuguese Vietnamese
Chinese Indonesian Russian
Danish Italian Spanish
Dutch Japanese Swedish
Finnish Korean Tagalog
French Norwegian Thai