English for Academic Purposes Certificate Student
College of Education & Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Certificate in English for Academic Purposes

Improve Your English for College-Level Study

This five-course English for Academic Purposes certificate program has been specially designed for students with intermediate English language skills who want to improve their English in preparation for college-level study.

Focus on reading, writing, and presentation language skills

You will improve your abilities in college-level reading, writing and presentation skills through coursework using authentic academic texts and vocabulary, written assignments geared to the level of higher education, class discussions and oral presentations.

Prepare for success in your degree program

This 15-credit certificate program featuring courses including Listening & Speaking 1 and 2 and Reading & Writing 1 and 2 will prepare you for success in an English-based degree program. The curriculum also includes the First Year Experience seminar, which addresses topics to help you develop as a learner and become an active member of the Wilmington University community.

Supportive faculty and services to guide you

WilmU instructors are committed to your success. Small class sizes, no larger than 17 students per instructor, mean you will have lots of access to your instructors. Plus WilmU's Student Success Center, like our writing center and 24-hour online tutoring, mean assistance is always available to you.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously—accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

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Admission to this certificate program does not require submission of a high school diploma or GED
and students are eligible to enroll in coursework only applicable to this specific certificate program.
This program is not financial aid-eligible.

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