Alliant International University

Graduate School of Education

Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD/CTEL)


2855 Michelle Drive, Suite 300

Irvine, CA 92606

United States


(858) 635-4820

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Certificate is applicable to master's program, Certificate program in Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In accordance with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) regulations, Alliant’s Graduate School of Education (GSOE) is offering a California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) Program leading to the CLAD Certification. The CTEL program consists of 12 semester units (4 courses) of graduate study. Tuition is $525 per course for a total tuition cost of $2,100 for the complete program. Candidates complete the program in two 10-week terms. For the convenience of working professionals, the courses may be taken online with a face-to-face meeting at the beginning of each term. School districts may also request a cohort model combining on-site and online instruction. Students completing this CCTC-approved program will receive their CLAD Certificate and are not required to take the CTEL test. We can also arrange on-site cohorts for school districts.


Alliant International University is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colle

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999