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.
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.
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.
32 % 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, 2011 - June 30, 2012). “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 design and provision of teaching and other educational services to bilingual/bicultural children or adults, and/or the design and implementation of educational programs having the goal of producing bilingual/bicultural individuals. Includes preparation to serve as teachers and administrators in bilingual/bicultural education programs. (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 - Post baccalaureate certificate
Program Length in Months: 12
25-3099.00 Teachers and Instructors All Others
Cost of Attendance
Tuition and Fees for this program are based on the 2011/2012 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.
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, 2011 - June 30, 2012). Median loan debt is dependent on the loan combinations students take out. The types of loans students owe affect the median debt.
Federal : $ 8,500
Private : $0
Institutional : $0