St. John's University

The Graduate School of Education

Bilingual/Multicultural Education - Extension Program


8000 Utopia Parkway

Queens Village, NY 11439

United States


(718) 990-6297

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Professional Certificate in Bilingual/Multicultural Education - Extension Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The division offers a 15 graduate credit course sequence leading to a bilingual extension certificate. Coursework will provide students with the theory, multicultural perspectives, and practical background to work in bilingual and/or dual-language classroom settings. The five course sequence will allow the initially certified teacher to obtain the knowledge and skills of: (1) the theories of bilingual education and bilingualism, (2) the multicultural viewpoints of education, (3) the social, psychological, and psycho-linguistic aspects of bilingualism, (4) the methods of teaching English language arts and native language arts to bilingual English language learners, and (5) methods of teaching content area instruction to bilingual English language learners, using both the native language and English.

This course sequence does not require a practicum although fieldwork is a requirement of most coursework.



Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the FAFSA forms. (Code: 02823)

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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