Jul 19, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Bilingual Authorization

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The postbaccalaureate Certificate Program in Bilingual Authorization is designed to provide students who already have obtained their Multiple Subjects, Single Subjects, or Education Specialists Teaching Credentials an opportunity to add Bilingual Authorization approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). The program prepares teacher candidates to develop, implement, and adapt curriculum and instructional strategies for bilingual, dual language, and cross-cultural settings. The Bilingual Authorization Certificate courses are also part of the Bilingual/Multicultural MA Option.

Admission Requirements

For admission to the program, applicants must:

  • Meet the university requirements for admission to graduate study,
  • Have a 2.75 or higher grade point average in their last 60 semester (or 90 quarter) units attempted,
  • Have consulted a faculty advisor,
  • Have a valid teaching credential issued by California, or any state, or be in the process of completing a teaching credential,
  • Have completed the application for admission to this certificate program.

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