Gateway Program

School of Professional Studies offers a Gateway Program for students who have TOEFL scores between 79 and 84. In this innovative program, international students take selected coursework —combining language, culture and graduate study in their chosen majors — to develop the skills and competencies necessary for today's global marketplace. The program prepares students to succeed in the classroom as well as for professional success upon the completion of their degrees.  A key objective is to help students to integrate smoothly and successfully into, and to complete on time, a master's degree program at Clark University. The Gateway Program enables international students at Clark to quickly perform on par with domestic students and to be prepared for the U.S. or global job market by the time of graduation. The program mixes content courses with ongoing work to improve written and spoken English along with intercultural knowledge and skills in the areas of presentation and workplace interactions.