USF does not issue I-20 documents to international applicants enrolling in a certificate program. International students may pursue an online program from outside the U.S., without an I-20. Please note that immigration regulations do not allow international degree-seeking students to enroll in more than one on-line course per semester. You must make sure that adding an on-line certificate does not lead you to violate this regulation.
International students who do not hold the required degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution must submit translated transcripts, along with a credential evaluation from any National Association of Credential Evaluators, Inc. (NACES) approved agency certifying equivalency to the U.S. degree.
Master's degree applicants who do not require a visa who are from countries where English is not the official language must demonstrate proficiency in English* in one of the following ways:
All foreign transcripts that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation and a credential evaluation from any National Association of Credential Evaluators, Inc (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) approved agency certifying equivalency to the U.S. degree.