Programs in Language, Culture, and Professional Advancement (PLCPA)

Welcome new international students!

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multidisciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce, and culture.

-- The University Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Programs in Language, Culture, and Professional Advancement (PLCPA) unit embraces the university mission of preparing global citizens. It is dedicated to imparting the necessary knowledge and skills for international students to achieve English proficiency for academic as well as professional success in their field of studies.Through the programs offered, students will develop cross-cultural competency as well; a skill essential for them to manage and navigate through the complexity of our increasingly globalized world.


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EPS class… Such a wonderful and precious memory! I see my growth and change during the past two to three years. It built a high standard at the beginning for us. 

                                                                                                                   --Xianya, China, Spring 2010


The EPS course was an adventure I will remember and what it taught me will serve me in life from now on. 

                                                                                                                  --Mika, Israel, Spring 2012


EPS class was great. Initially, I was not sure about how it was going to help us. But now as I look back, it has really helped me to get adjusted professionally in the United States. The overall course content helped me to understand the importance of analytical and interpersonal skills at managerial level. 

                                                                                                                   --Darshan, India, Spring 2008