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Bilingual Education and ESL focus on the development of competencies related to effective Bilingual and ESL Education in EC-6 and 4-8 classrooms, including emphasis on foundations of Bilingual and ESL Education, second language theories and practices, developing literacy in first and second language acquisition, native language instruction, techniques for assessing academic achievement, and linguistics for educators.


The program offers a Bilingual Certification plan for teacher candidates pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Interdisciplinary StudiesEC-6 and 4-8.


The program offers the following:

  • Post-baccalaureate plans leading to Bilingual or English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification
  • M. Ed. in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum with a minor in Bilingual Education or ESL
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with a minor in Bilingual Education or ESL
  • Ph.D. in Special Education with an emphasis in Bilingual Education

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