Bilingual Credential Programs

Multiple Subject Program

The Multiple Subject Bilingual Credential (Elementary K–6 Education) is available to students interested in teaching in a bilingual Spanish, Arabic*, Japanese*, Mandarin* or Filipino* credential elementary school classroom. This credential authorizes the holder to teach in any self-contained bilingual or regular classroom in which one teacher is responsible for all the subjects commonly taught in the elementary schools. Because courses on methods of teaching subject areas are taught in Spanish, Arabic*, Japanese*, Mandarin* or Filipino* as well as English, candidates must meet the respective language of emphasis proficiency requirements. You can complete your professional coursework and student teaching in two semesters and approximately 50% of the total program is devoted to student teaching.

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

Assessment Fees:

Students are responsible for all assessment fees, including $300 for scoring the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA).  

 

Prospective Student Advising is available through the Office for Student Success, your "one-stop-shop" for everything from advising to financial aid.

Visit the OSS Program Advising, for more information or contact directly at [email protected] | (619) 594-6320

Walk-In Advising is also available.

 

Single Subject Program 

Assessment Fees:

Students are responsible for all assessment fees, including $300 for scoring the Teacher Performace Assessment (edTPA).  

 
Prospective Student Advising is available through the Office for Student Success, your "one-stop-shop" for everything from advising to financial aid.

Visit the OSS Program Advising, for more information or contact directly at [email protected] | (619) 594-6320

Walk-In Advising is also available.

The Single Subject Bilingual Credential (Secondary Grades 6-12) is available for students interested in teaching in a bilingual Spanish middle or secondary school classroom in the candidates’ subject major (e.g., Science, Math, Social Science, English, Spanish, etc). This credential authorizes the holder to teach in any self-contained Spanish bilingual or regular classroom in which one teacher is responsible for teaching the given subject area. Because courses on methods of teaching subject areas are taught in Spanish as well as English, candidates must meet language of emphasis proficiency requirements. You can complete your professional coursework and student teaching in two semesters and approximately 50% of the total program is devoted to student teaching.