Programs and Courses

Undergraduate Courses

English Communication Courses for Undergraduate Students

English Language Services provides English communication courses for international undergraduate students, helping Illinois Tech’s multilingual students and scholars develop the communication skills they need for success.

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Graduate Programs and Courses

English Communication Courses for Graduate Students

English Language Services provides Communication for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS) courses with language and cross-cultural instruction relevant to the academic, personal, and professional needs of Illinois Tech’s multilingual graduate students and scholars. 

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Institute of Design: English for Design

Created in collaboration with Illinois Tech’s Institute of Design, this unique program combines graduate-level coursework in design with focused language instruction. The program is taught over two semesters concurrently with design coursework.

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Other Programs

Intensive English Program

Offered in spring, summer, and fall, this 12-week intensive English program allows international students to increase their English communication skills, meet new people from different countries and cultures, and experience Chicago while preparing for their careers and further academic study. Note: This program is designed for individuals not currently enrolled in degree programs at Illinois Tech.

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Group Programs

English Language Services offers English language programs specific to the needs of groups visiting Illinois Tech. Specially designed packages can be created for various students with levels offering customized English language instruction along with cultural field trips, transportation, and on-campus housing. For more information or to request pricing on a package, don't hesitate to get in touch with us at