Bilingual Special Education, Advanced Certificate

15 credits

NYSED 32725/32799

The Bilingual Special Education Extension Program is for teachers who already possess initial, provisional, permanent, or professional certification in special education. The program leads to an endorsement for an extension to the special education certification to teach bilingual special education. The program does not lead to an academic degree.

Individuals who are matriculated in an initial teacher education program in special education at Fordham University may also apply.

In addition to the general admissions requirements for the Graduate School of Education, applicants must have the following:

  • IELTS1: 7 for General Test Score; no subtest can be lower than 6
  • TOEFL1: 577 for paper test, 90 for Internet-based (IBT) test
  • minimum of 3.0 GPA in graduate work
  • two professional/academic recommendations
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Scores can be no more than two years old.

Program of Study

CourseTitleCredits
CTGE 5252MATH CURRICULUM 7-12 13
CTGE 5841PRINCIPLES OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION 13
CTGE 5844DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS 13
CTGE 5851BILINGUAL INSTRUCTION ACROSS SUBJECT AREAS 13
CTGE 6781INSTRUCTING BILINGUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS 13
Total Credits15
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Requires completion of 15-20 hours of fieldwork in a school that has a bilingual education program.