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This certificate offers coursework for students and professionals seeking crossover training in ESL/ESOL and special education.

The graduate certificate may only be pursued on part-time basis.


For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: E1-CERG-ELSE

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18


EDCI 516Bilingualism and Language Acquisition Research3
EDCI 519Methods of Teaching Culturally Linguistically Diverse Learners3
EDCI 520Assessment of Language Learners3
EDSE 501Introduction to Special Education3
or EDSE 540 Characteristics of Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum
EDSE 503Language Development and Reading3
Select one from the following:3
The Inclusive Classroom
Elementary Reading, Curriculum, Strategies for Students Who Access the General Education Curriculum
Secondary Curriculum and Strategies for Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum
Total Credits18