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Childhood Education Bilingual (Grades 1-6)

The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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The Childhood Education Bilingual (Grades 1-6) program at The City University of New York prepares candidates to teach in bilingual settings where two languages are used as the mediums of instruction. 


This Childhood Education Bilingual (Grades 1-6) program at The City University of New York provides candidates with a solid foundation in the theory and practice of bilingual education; courses include the following topics: bilingualism, research, methodology, biliteracy, content instruction in bilingual settings and multicultural education. Option A is designed for candidates who already hold certification in Childhood Education. 

Learning outcomes

This program applies to students who do not hold a New York State Initial Certificate in Early Childhood Education or Childhood Education and wish to attain a Professional Certificate in Childhood Education with an Extension in Bilingual Education. Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.00. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in both English and in a language other than English (the language in which they seek the extension.) 

Proficiency in the language other than English is determined by the Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA) which is offered by New York State. International applicants for whom English is a second language are required to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 550 on the paper-based test or 213 on the computer-based test or 79 on the internet-based test, before being considered for admission. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contextualizing Literacy Instruction: Teacher/Learner Interactions
  • Advanced Study of Pedagogy and Curriculum in Childhood Education I
  • Bilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Seminar in Applied Theory and Research II
  • Methods and Research in Teaching English Language Arts to Emergent Bilingual Students
  • Number Systems and Algebra for Childhood Teachers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation')
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Photocopy of New York State or other state teaching certificate
  • A biographical statement of 500 to 1,000 words describing your reasons for pursuing the specific graduate program to which you are applying and your future professional goals.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Childhood Education Bilingual (Grades 1-6)
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