Online ESL Program

About the Program

Apply Now Button‌The SHU English Language Institute now offers a fully online English language program of study. Our online program is a complete four-level English language course available to students either in the United States or internationally. This program allows students to learn ESL entirely online.

What the Online Program Offers:

  • The program is fully online – including placement testing, registration, payment, orientation, all coursework, and full access to an instructor.*
  • The program offers individualized learning plans based on placement testing.
  • The program is available to students nationally and internationally.
  • Students can work from home or anywhere that they can access the internet.
  • Students can complete their course work at any time of the day.
  • Students gain access to each program level for 12 months, allowing the program to be an ongoing at-home resource even after each level is completed.
  • Students gain full acceptance to the English Language Institute at Sacred Heart University.**
  • Upon completion of all necessary courses, students will receive an SHU Certificate of Completion and gain eligibility to apply for conditional acceptance to SHU’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE exam.

Explore Online ESL


*The online program is currently not accessible using a page reader.

 **The online program does not qualify for F1 Visas