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World Languages Education

If you are a skilled speaker of French or Spanish and would like to teach others about the wonders of French or Spanish language and culture, consider our advanced certificate in World Language Education (k12). The program is intended for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree in French or Spanish (exceptions may be made for native speakers of French or Spanish) seeking an world languages (K-12) teacher certification in the State of Pennsylvania. Each certification requires a course sequence of study and clinical practicum experiences. Admission standards include: a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, completed application for admission and official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions you’ve attended. Applicant must have graduated with an overall GPA of at least a 3.0 to qualify for this certificate program..

For more information, download the course catalog section about world language education.

Cost and Career Information

In compliance with the “gainful employment” regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, as amended, Mercyhurst is disclosing certain cost and career information to prospective students. You can view this information by clicking here.

Admissions Procedures

Applying is easy! Fill out your FREE Online Applicaiton, then have official college transcripts sent to the Office of Graduate & Continuing Education at:

Mercyhurst University
Attn: Kseniya Kampova
501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546



If you have any questions about this certificate, please contact:

Kseniya Kampova
Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: (814) 824-3384