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Education: Post-Baccalaureate Advanced Certificate in ​Bilingual Education (7-12)

This program provides a 15-credit course of study with guided field experiences to prepare certified teachers for working with bilingual English language learners as well as native English speaking learners who are bilinguals in both mainstream subject matter and bilingual classrooms.

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Requirements for Matriculation

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.
1. New York State Initial Certificate in a secondary level (7-12) subject matter area, such as mathematics, science, social studies, etc.  Teachers certified in ESL or in Foreign Languages are not eligible to apply for this program.
2. Bilingual proficiency, including language proficiency in which they are seeking the
extension, such as Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Spanish,
or Urdu, etc. Acceptable evidence of bilingual proficiency includes one of the following: 
   a. Undergraduate or graduate transcript to show sufficient and satisfactory coursework with a GPA of 3.0 or above in that language that they are seeking an extension 
   b. Diploma or transcript of years of secondary education in a country that the language was used for academic studies 
   c. A passing score on the NYSTCE Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA) test. (NYS website:
3. Results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test are required. Click here for more details.

Requirements for Non-Matriculation

Students are to follow the college’s requirements for non-matriculation​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Fall Deadline August 15
Fall Extended DeadlineN/A
Spring DeadlineJanuary 15
Spring Extended DeadlineN/A

Letters of Reference2
Essay  250 Words
GRE  Yes

Accepts Non-MatricYes

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