2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    Sep 26, 2023  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bilingual Education Extension [BIL]

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The extension in bilingual education is an addition to professional certification in New York State and to a master’s degree.

Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the requirements for admission to a graduate program stated in this catalog, the applicant for enrollment in the program leading to an extension in bilingual education must already have a teaching certification in New York State.

For further information about the program as well as the appropriate extension certificate, contact the International Communications and Culture Department.

Program Requirements

Fifteen credit hours of approved course work at the graduate level is required. In addition, candidates must complete College-supervised field experiences of at least 50 clock hours in providing bilingual education, as appropriate to the teaching certificate.

Total Credit Hours Required: 15

Additional Program Requirements

Students in the Bilingual Extension program must pass the New York required examination: Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA) in the target language of bilingualism. If the candidates have already passed the CST in the target language, the BEA in this language is not required.

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