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Welcome to the English Language Center where a legacy of excellence and distinction has lived since 1961. We educate today on the shoulders of the hard-working Spartans that came before us and we thank them for setting this stage.

We’re glad you’re interested in what we offer… The ELC

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Learn English

We offer various levels of English language instruction on campus in East Lansing, Michigan. Please click learn more to find out how you can join us on campus.

Be a Language Teacher

We offer a variety of programs for current or aspiring teachers that include language study and methodology while providing exposure to U.S. culture and society. Please click learn more for more information.

Customize a program

We can design an academic language program and cultural immersion experience based on group requests. Please click learn more to start customizing your program!

Learn English Online

We offer courses online for students looking to improve English skills from wherever you are in the world. Please click learn more to find out how you can join us virtually.

Go Further in Teaching

We offer a variety of online programs that include a certificate program, a series of online language teaching courses, and programs for language teaching online. Please click learn more to view our current offerings.

Improve Yourself Online

We can design all kinds of online workshops, professional development opportunities, and courses for language learning, teaching, and administration.  Please click learn more to find out what we are currently offering. 

Study at the elc

The English Language Center provides instruction to international students who need to improve their English language skills before beginning academic course work. The ELC serves the international community by providing English language instruction against a backdrop of American life and academia.

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The English Language Center is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program  accreditation for the period August 2017 through August 2027 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, aAlexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.