Bilingual Education Certificate

Campus: NYC, Westchester


Certificate Program Information

This 15-credit program leads to initial and professional Bilingual Education Extension, which allows the holder to teach in bilingual settings and support ELL students.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above, and an Initial or Permanent/Professional teaching certificate as a classroom teacher (or completed the requirements for an initial classroom teaching certificate, or comparable certificate from another state). Candidates must already possess oral and written language proficiency in both English and the language of instruction (Refer to the language proficiency requirements for all candidates and non-native speakers of English). Please visit the School of Education site for additional language proficiency requirements for candidates.

Certificate Requirements

Course Requirements
ED 551Foundations of Bilingual Education3
ED 556ACMA:Teaching Eng Language & Literacy to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students3
ED 556BCMA: Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students across the Content Areas3
ED 558Practicum in Bilingual Education3
EDG 609Language, Literacy, and Global Perspectives3
Total Credits15