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 (K-12). 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..

Admission Requirements

Applying is easy! Fill out your free online application, then have official college transcripts sent to the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions at:
Mercyhurst University
501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546


Contact Us

Colleen Hordych
Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: 814-824-2297