English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses at Michigan State University seek to help international students improve their English language abilities through credit-bearing language courses taught by English Language Center faculty.

EAP courses

  • help prepare international students for the demands of university-level work in English.
  • allow qualified students to take academic coursework while enrolled in this program.
  • are credit-bearing courses.

EAP Curriculum 

For a detailed description of each EAP course, please see the EAP Curriculum Document

EAP students include

  • advanced students who are not seeking a degree at MSU, but who want to improve their academic English skills.
  • already enrolled, degree-seeking international students at MSU students who have not met MSU’s minimum proficiency requirement in English.

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