Language Certificate

Whether or not you are seeking a degree in a foreign language, you can earn a BYU Language Certificate!

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.


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                   Russian

Chinese                 Italian                       Spanish

Danish                   Japanese                  Swedish

Dutch                     Korean                     Tagalog

Finnish                  Norwegian               Thai

French                   Portuguese