CSULB American Language Institute



    Intensive English Program (IEP): 13-16 weeks

    Prepare for academic work at the college/university level. Receive the American Language Institute's TOEFL waiver by completing certain levels of the Intensive English Program. Students may enter in either Spring, Fall or Summer terms. It takes one term to complete one level.  

    MBAPrepThumb.jpgMBA Preparation Program​​ (MBAP)13-16 weeks​

    This program is for students with advanced English skills who are preparing for entrance into a graduate business degree program in the United States. Students examine contemporary case studies, complete team projects, and analyze today's business trends and practices, all while improving their academic English skills and preparing for the GMAT or GRE​.

    Prep Program (PREP): 6-7 weeks

    This program is for individuals who desire to improve their 'real language' communication skills and academic skills, to increase their knowledge of American people and culture, and to practice English in natural and academic situations. Students may choose to study in this short term program only or continue to the Intensive English Program for an easy transition. 

    Customized English Programs:

    The American Language Institute at CSULB offers customized programs for specific groups that wish to improve their English skills for personal, academic, or professional reasons. These educational programs are custom designed to meet your students' needs. Customized programs can be offered throughout the year.



    GLSthumbnailF14.jpgGlobal Logistics Specialist (GLS): (6 months)

    The six-month program is designed to provide supply chain/logistics training from a U.S. perspective. Additionally, it offers English language instruction from ALI and/or University courses offered through Open University. Students will also experience various aspects of the U.S. culture.

    TEFL Logo.bmpTeaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Training: (8 weeks)

    This course is designed to prepare you to be an English instructor in a variety of settings around the world. Our program covers the latest in learning theory and teaching methodology with an emphasis on their practical applications in the classroom. It includes hands-on training with Micro Teaching, Class Observations, and Practice Teaching.​​​​​