Transform your career with a free, 26-week program designed for qualifying St. Louis refugees. The English Language Program at Wash U’s School of Continuing & Professional Studies merges English language development with valuable workforce certifications. The program is specifically designed for refugees and will help unlock a pathway to the future.

Free for those who qualify

  • English development classes
  • Support from a career pathway specialist
  • Workforce skills training
  • Certificates and job coaching in high-demand fields such as Healthcare, Geographic
    Information Systems, Data Analytics and Project Management

EMPOWER yourself with this free program if:

You meet all of the following requirements:
  • Have lived in the United States for less than 5 years
  • Are eligible for employment
  • Have a minimum high school education
  • Have low-to-intermediate English proficiency
  • Can commit to a 26-week program
And you have any of the following immigration statuses:
  • Refugee Section 207 of INA
  • Asylum Section 208 of INA
  • Cuban/Haitian Section 501 Refugee Ed Assistance Act
  • Iraq/Afghan Special Immigrants Public Law 111-118
  • Trafficking Victims (under TV Act)
  • Afghan Special Immigrants and Humanitarian Parolees
  • Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees

Evening Classes

Evening classes are held at the Delmar Divine.

5501 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112


Contact the ELP Student Success Navigator today at:
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