Special Education: Bilingual Education
Degree: Advanced Certificate
Career Path: Teacher of Bilingual Special Education
Start Semester: All
Campus: Lincoln Center
The Bilingual Special Education Advanced Certificate Program in Early Childhood, Childhood, or Adolescence Education (any adolescence certification) is designed for experienced teachers holding an initial, provisional, permanent, or professional certificate in special education.
Individuals who do not possess an initial teaching certification, but are matriculated in an initial teacher education program in special education at Fordham University, may also apply.
The 15-credit program leads to a certificate and to endorsement for an extension to the special education certification to teach Bilingual Special Education. This program does not lead to an academic degree.
General Teacher Education Program Admissions Requirements
- 3.0 GPA
- Online application
- Official transcript(s)
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
- Personal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
GRE or MAT exam scores
Fall: June 30
Spring: November 15
Summer (both sessions): April 15
All courses require completion of 15 to 20 hours of fieldwork in a school that has a bilingual education program.
The 15-credit program leads to a certificate and to endorsement for an extension to the special education certification to teach Bilingual Special Education.
Lucia Buttaro, Ph.D.