Manhattanville College offers a 15 credit Certificate of Advanced Study in Bilingual Education in any NYS-recognized language. The program is designed for candidates who have a valid NYS teaching certificate at any level between Grades 1 ad 12. are fluent in the target language and hold a Masters degree. In this Advanced Certificate program, student teaching is not required. Candidates are required to assess their ability in the Second Language through an ACTFL assessment.
Required courses of the program are: Foundations of Bilingual Education, Cultural Perspectives for Educators, Teaching Literacy for English Language Learners, Teaching in a Bilingual Context and Teaching Content in a Bilingual Context.