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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.

Current Languages Offered:

ArabicCebuano Chinese Danish
Dutch Finnish French German
Haitian Creole IndonesianItalian Japanese
Korean Lao Norwegian Portuguese
RussianSerbian/Croatian SpanishSwedish
TagalogThai Vietnamese

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 (