Many agree that fluency in a second language can help you stand out among prospective employers and open doors to opportunities that others may miss. And in today’s global economy as more companies expand internationally, the ability to communicate in another language has become a significant advantage in the workforce.

It’s never too late to learn a new language. Our courses are taught in an encouraging environment by instructors who combine a passion for teaching with native language proficiency to serve professional, academic, and leisure learners. These courses will help you develop cultural understanding so critical in today’s world. Master the skill of a foreign language, open new doors, and find new opportunities. Whether you are forging relationships, closing the deal, or traveling abroad, the College of Professional Education at KSU can help.


Medical Interpreter

There has become a great need for multilingual workers. Being an interpreter is a challenging and rewarding experience. This program will prepare you to enter this thriving career path.

Medical Interpreter


TESOLTrain to become a successful instructor of English in less than 6 months. Our 96-hour training program focuses on the four courses that are the foundation for TESOL and TEFL. Successful completion of the program will prepare your to work as a teacher, trainer, tutor, or cross-cultural communicator locally and abroad.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL Certificate)

Foreign Language for Travelers

TravelersPlanning a trip? Our “survival skills” courses will give you basic communication skills to get the most out of your trip!

Visit our Foreign Language for Travelers page and view our course video!


SpanishThis class is ideal for individuals interested in learning a new language or refreshing their Spanish language skills.

Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III