Online Multiple Subject Bilingual Credential

This fully online program prepares the next generation of in-demand, bilingual teachers for K-6 elementary school classrooms. The credential authorizes the holder to teach in any self-contained bilingual Spanish, Arabic*, Japanese*, Mandarin*, Filipino* or regular classroom in which one teacher is responsible for all the subjects commonly taught. In addition, it authorizes the teacher to provide instruction in the primary language.

*depending on the size of the language cohort and the availability of instructors.


Only students in the Classified Employee Grant with the Butte County Office of Education (Classified Grant or Future Educators Grant) are eligible for the online program. Prerequisites for the online program are the same as for the face-to-face version of the program. Visit Prerequisites and Exit Requirements for more information.

Course Sequence

This course sequence is adapted, as needed, for students choosing a 4-semester, part-time credential program option. It is the same for both face-to-face and online. See Program Structure, Courses & Learning Outcomes for more details.

Student Teaching

The student teaching format for the online program is hybrid. Both online and in-person. Visit Student Teaching to see details about when student teaching begins and how school placements occur.