Bilingual Education Extension

Graduate: Advanced Certificate Available online or on campus

School of Education & Human Services

Certification in bilingual education enhances your career opportunities in an area of high demand in schools throughout the United States. Choose a foreign language in which you are proficient and help students learn to speak, write, and understand the English language.

Program Description

If you are a K through 12 educator, this program is designed to help you meet New York State certification requirements for Bilingual Extension.  If you already hold teaching certification, a master’s degree, and have foreign language proficiency, you can complete the Bilingual Extension program entirely online.  

You will be prepared to take the New York Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA) exam necessary for certification. You must complete the BEA in the foreign language in which you are proficient. The program offers the flexibility to start in fall, spring or summer, and you can choose a course schedule that meets your own busy schedule as a working professional. 

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The Bilingual Education Extension offers online education courses that are nationally ranked for quality and rigor.

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