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Special Education: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Selective Focus Female Student in Classroom

Degree: Advanced Certificate
Credits: 15
Career Path: Special Education Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Start Semester: All
Campus: Lincoln Center
Full-time/Part-time

The Special Education TESOL Extension 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 Special Education TESOL.

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

Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30
Spring: November 15
Summer: April 15

Browse the Admissions section for more about the application and financial aid processes.

Program Curriculum

Browse course schedules and descriptions and review a list of courses.

All courses require completion of 15 to 20 hours of fieldwork in a school that has a bilingual education program.

Certification Information

The 15-credit program leads to a certificate and to endorsement for an extension to the special education certification to teach Special Education TESOL.

Contact

GSE Admissions
212.636.6400
gse_admiss@fordham.edu

Program Contact
Dr. Aida A. Nevárez-LaTorre