This certificate program provides K-12 teachers and other education professionals with specialized coursework in dual language programs; and provides instruction in two languages aimed for credentialed bilingual teachers to develop bilingualism, biliteracy, and biculturalism/multiculturalism.
Prerequisites for admission: (1) Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; (2) Possession of either of the following: bilingual credential or CLAD, SB 2042 multiple subject, single subject, or administrative credential plus a bilingual authorization; (3) Recommendation from an administrator or other supervisor familiar with the applicant’s work in an education-related field; (4) Successful completion of the application and interview process.
Required Courses (12 Units)
A minimum grade point average of 3.0 must be maintained in certificate coursework with no less than a grade of C in any course.
Up to 12 units completed with a grade of B (3.0) or better may be applicable to the Master of Arts degree in education with a concentration in dual language and English learner education. For further information, contact the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education, 619-594-5155.