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Intercultural Communication Center Registering for ITA Language Certification
Please review the following information before filling out the ITA certification application.
Who Needs to have a Language Certification
Understanding the ITA Language Certification Scoring Guide
ITA Language Certification for Master Students
Overview of the ITA Test
ITA Certification Application


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   ITA Certification Application

Note: The next open ITA test period is November 15 to December 15, 2017. Registration begins November 1.

If you are requesting language certification for the first time, complete the application below (ITA test or TOEFL option):

If you need to retake the ITA test, complete the application below:

  ITA Testing for Master Students

Students in master programs can register for an ITA language certification only when they have a job offer for a specific class, even if it is just a tentative job assignment. Review the certification policy for Masters students before filling out the application.

  Retaking the ITA Test

Students who want to retake the ITA test must fulfill the following two conditions:

  1. Have a job assignment that requires a higher score than what they currently have.

  2. Have completed a significant amount of the work needed to improve robust fluency; typically students require 25-35 hours of ICC work, sometimes for several semesters, to move to a higher score. This is especially true for students who just took the test in the previous semester.