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Whether or not you are seeking a degree in a foreign language, you can earn a BYU Language Certificate. The Language Certificate Program is available to all matriculated BYU students who are pursuing any BYU undergraduate or graduate degree.

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 to graduate school as a diversely skilled individual.

  • Your BYU transcript will have an official notation of your advanced coursework and language proficiency.
  • You will receive a BYU Language Certificate endorsing your completion of advanced coursework and proficiency achievement.
  • You will receive official certificates from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) documenting your proficiency for speaking and/or writing.
  • It’s FREE!

All communication regarding the language certificate will be through BYU email (