Bilingual Education Certificate

Description of Bilingual Advanced Certificate Program in Pupil Personnel Services

The Program provides students with the opportunity to pursue the certificate in bilingual Pupil Personnel Services. This Program is available as a continuing education program for qualified professionals in Pupil Personnel Services with appropriate credentials. The program consists of 12 semester hours of required courses inclusive of a field experience.

In order for students to obtain the bilingual certification, they have to pass a State language proficiency exam. The College will provide information and consultation regarding the language exam, but it is the students' responsibility to pass an exam at any of the existing State-approved language assessment centers. 

Description of Bilingual Advanced Certificate Program in General Education, Special Education and Speech & Language Disabilities

The Program provides students with the opportunity to pursue the advance certificate in Bilingual Education. This Program is available as a continuing education program for qualified teachers with appropriate credentials. The program consists of 15 semester hours of required courses inclusive of a field experience.

 

Bilingual Education Certificate – BLE Certificate

Program Name and Length

Bilingual Education Certificate (2 semesters, 12-15 credits)

The U.S Department of Education requires the College provide the following information about each of our programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized profession.

30% of students complete the program on time. The on-time completion rate is computed by dividing the number of students who completed the program within "normal time" by the total number of students who completed the program during the Federal Award year (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013). "Normal time" may vary by program, geographic location and is identified in the catalog.

Department of Education 6-digit CIP program: 13.0201

CIP Program Description: A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

(See: http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode/Default.aspx?y=55)

The CIP is the Classification of Instructional Programs, a taxonomic coding scheme for postsecondary instructional programs/fields of study that facilitates the organization, collection, and reporting of program data. The CIP was developed by the U.S Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and is used in a variety of education information surveys and databases)

Institution's official name of the program: BLE (Bilingual Education)

Level for this program: 04 - Graduate Certificate

Program Length in Months: 12

Related Occupations

25-3099.00 Teachers and Instructors All Others

Cost of Attendance

Program Cost

Tuition and Fees for this program are based on the 2012/2013 pricing. Pricing rates are subject to change. Pricing for programs may vary based on geographic location and modality. Please contact an enrollment advisor for additional information.

BLE Cost of Completion

Cost

Tuition

$8,700

Books and Supplies

$694

Room and Board

$17,274

Personal

$2,426

Transportation

$2,244

Total

$31,338

 

Debt at Program Completion

Median Loan Debt

The reported median debt load reflects the students who completed the program during the Federal Award Year (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013). Median loan debt is dependent on the loan combinations students take out. The types of loans students owe affect the median debt.

Title IV Loans

$8,878.50

Private Loans

$0.00

Institutional Debt

$0.00