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Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension

University at Buffalo

24 months
Duration
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
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About

The Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension program of the University at Buffalo is for you if you wish to obtain New York State initial/professional certification to teach childhood (grades 1–6) students and/or bilingual and English language learners, grades 1–6.

Overview

The Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension program

The Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension program of the University at Buffalo is also for you if you have already obtained initial teacher certification before entering the program, but you aspire to complete both a master's degree in childhood education with bilingual extension and satisfy grades 1–6 professional certification requirements. To be eligible for this program, you must have native or near native proficiency in both English and Spanish.

The features of our program include:
  • laboratories, centers and research and evaluation projects that provide a rich variety of learning opportunities, including field experiences and projects in collaboration with local schools' bilingual and second language programs
  • study of English language learners and bilingual education students
  • study of foundation of bilingual, dual and second language education
  • study of bilingualism and first and second language acquisition
  • study of developmental readers, first and second language reading processes, and first and second language reading instruction at the pre-school and emergent level, elementary grades; literacy in first and second language; technology; language, literacy and culture; children's and young adult literature; and classroom reading and second language assessment

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Child Development & Learning
  • Improving Social Studies Instruction, Elementary
  • Improving Elementary Science Instruction
  • Improving Elementary Mathematics Instruction
  • Childhood Literacy Methods
  • Language Arts Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for this program, you must have majored in or completed 30 credit hours in one of the following areas: 

  • Arts: Art History, Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts
  • English
  • Languages other than English (e.g., French, Spanish)
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics
  • Social Sciences: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science
  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary (Health & Human Services: Early Childhood Concentration only)

Application fee: A $50 non-refundable application fee

Test scores

Two references

Unofficial transcripts

Statement of education and career goals

Official original proof of your degree

A course-by-course transcript evaluation by a NACES member organization

A copy of your passport biographical page

Official test scores for either the TOEFL, the IELTS or PTE

Financial documentation — International graduate applicants must document their ability to pay for all costs

An official bank statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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