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English Language Courses for Graduate Students

English Language Services offers supplemental English courses focused on building students’ communications and critical thinking skills in unique interdisciplinary classroom environments. Our courses meet the needs of international students to provide academic support for your graduate classes and the language skills and strategies you need to integrate into the global workforce.

Different requirements apply based on your individual needs and that of your graduate program. For more information on your specific course requirements, see below.

Graduate students with English language requirements*

*Excluding students in Stuart School of Business or Institute of Design

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Stuart School of Business

Illinois Tech’s Stuart School of Business in Chicago partners with English Language Services to provide the Professional Communication Advancement (PCA) program for international graduate students to receive a customized and targeted approach to communications skill-building. PCA is designed to help students achieve success during their time at Stuart and as they move into the job market and the global business environment.

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Institute of Design

Illinois Tech’s Institute of Design created a unique introductory program that combines English for Specific Purpose instruction with graduate-level design education. The program is taught over two semesters concurrently with Design coursework.

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