Programs and Centers

University World Languages Institute

The World Languages Institute (WLI) provides K-12 language teachers with a graduate-level core program in pedagogy reflecting the New Jersey Student Learning Standard for World Languages and the National Standards for Second Language Teaching. Our Methods of Foreign Language Teaching K-12 is approved for New Jersey state certification. Graduate courses in Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish cover topics such as civilization, culture, grammar, linguistics, and literature. WLI students have the opportunity to enroll in a Master of Arts for Teachers degree program, which may be completed in two to three summers.