College of Arts and Letters 

Graduate Certification in College Teaching

 Currently enrolled graduate students in language-related programs (e.g., foreign language teaching, Second Language Studies) who apply to the  will follow the general pathway laid out by the certification and fulfill its requirements through approved language-related content.

Please direct any questions about approved language-related content to fulfill certification requirements to ̽’s Assistant Director, Caitlin Cornell (, who advises and mentors students in language-related programs who pursue the CAL certification. It is a good idea to contact Caitlin Cornell prior to applying to the CAL certification program.

NOTE: This certification program is a supplement for currently enrolled MSU graduate students. This is not to be confused with the certification associated with the MA in Foreign Language Teaching Program () which non-MSU students may apply for.