University at Buffalo

Graduate School of Education

Early Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension (Birth-Grade 2)


408 Capen Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Adv. Cert./Ed.M-.Early Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension (Birth-Grade 2); Ed.M.-Early Ch

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Programs in early childhood education deal with children from birth to grade 2. The program is suitable for those students who wish to obtain New York State certification to teach bilingual students birth-grade 2, those who already have initial teacher certification before entering the program, and those who aspire to complete both a master's degree in bilingual education and early childhood certification requirements. Pending federal funding, special training rants are available for eligible students studying bilingual education. Certification titles include:Initial/Professional (Initial Certification combined with a Master's degree): This includes preparation for initial certification, and a Master's degree.Professional (Master's degree): This degree in combination with other New York State requirements will help teachers obtain professional certification.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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