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Education: ESL and Bilingual/Bicultural

60 months
30900 USD/year
30900 USD/year
18180 USD/year
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The Education: ESL and Bilingual/Bicultural program of Rutgers University is designed for individuals who possess a New Jersey standard teaching certificate in mathematics, science, social studies, or elementary education and who wish to earn the English as a second language and bilingual/bicultural endorsements.



The non-degree Education: ESL and Bilingual/Bicultural program of Rutgers University consists of seven courses (21 credits) and does not, by itself, lead to an academic degree. Candidates will be recommended for the ESL and bilingual/bicultural endorsements upon completion of the 21-credit program and then will have the option of continuing in the Ed.M. program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bilingual-Bicultural Education
  • Language and Culture
  • Second/Foreign Language Acquisition
  • Language
  • Academic English in Content Areas
  • ESL Secondary School Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


21 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A photocopy of a New Jersey Standard Instructional Certificate or CEAS.
  • Official academic transcripts of all undergraduate studies. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants are not usually admitted with a GPA of less than 3.00 in their most recent degree.
  • A letter of recommendation.
  • A personal statement that briefly describes an experience with English language learners and bilingual students and explains why the applicant wishes to enroll in our non-degree ESL and Bilingual/Bicultural Certification Program.
  • Provide passing scores on the Oral Proficiency Interview and a Written Proficiency Test in English and in the target language administered by ACTFL.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15450 USD per semester during 60 months.
  • National

    30900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15450 USD per semester during 60 months.
  • In-State

    18180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9090 USD per semester during 60 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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