Professional Communication for Enhanced English Fluency (Z105)
Graduate Certificate Program
College: Arts and Humanities
The Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Professional Communication for Enhanced English Fluency (EEF) provides specialized instruction in professional speaking (voice, diction, pronunciation), professional writing (style, grammar), speaking and writing across professional communication contexts (e.g., business, health, law, politics, science), and professional speech writing. Students also advance their critical thinking and vocabulary skills through courses focused on the rhetorical analyses of public texts (e.g., debates, laws, speeches, judicial decisions), which will deepen students' knowledge of rhetoric and political culture nationally and internationally. Those enrolling in the Z105 certificate will take classes on the campus of the University of Maryland--College Park.
Shawn J. Parry-Giles, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Communication
2130 Skinner Bldg
4300 Chapel Lane
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
- Statement of Purpose
- TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- Supplementary Application
- Admissions Exams
*Visa Eligibility: Z105 is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland.
For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website.
|Type of Applicant||Fall Deadline|
|US Citizens and Permanent Residents||19 May|
|F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants||13 Mar|
Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at http://eef.umd.edu
|Last Name||First/Middle Name||Graduate Faculty Status||Academic Credentials||Positions|
|Kaufer||Mollie||Adjunct Member||Assistant Director, Professional Communication for Enhanced English Fluency |
Assistant Director, Professional Communication for Enhanced English Fluency (online)
|Parry-Giles||Shawn J.||Full Member||B.F.A., Emporia State University, 1984; M.A., University of New Mexico, 1987; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1992.||Director, Professional Communication for Enhanced English Fluency |
Director, Professional Communication for Enhanced English Fluency (online)
Affiliate Professor, Women's Studies