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Bilingual Education

Our degrees in Bilingual Education are designed to prepare prospective and practicing teachers, researchers, and future educational leaders with a firm foundation in language and literacy development and applied linguistics. Including a substantial field-based component, our programs are based on communicative methods of language development and a reflective model of teaching that incorporates collaboration with colleagues, students, and communities.

Advanced Certificate
Bilingual Education
Post-Baccalaureate Study

Prepare for your New York State Bilingual Extension Certificate and build on your knowledge as a multilingual teacher, supervisor, teacher trainer, or administrator.

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Master of Arts
Bilingual Education for Teachers

Expand your existing teaching practice and knowledge by engaging in rigorous course work and a reflective model of practice, preparing you to work in bilingual education settings.


Advanced Certificate
Bilingual Education
Post-Master’s Study

Ideal for multilingual teachers, administrators, and education leaders who seek to extend their career opportunities and training in bilingual education.


Doctor of Philosophy
Bilingual Education

Conduct research and study pedagogy in linguistically and socially diverse environments as you prepare for a career in bilingual and bicultural settings.



Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth

Associate Professor of English Education

Erica Saldívar García

Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL, Bilingual, and World Language Education

Robin Harvey

Clinical Associate Professor of TESOL, Bilingual and World Language Education

Shondel Nero

Professor of Language Education

Kentei Takaya

Director, Multilingual Multicultural Studies/TESOL Program; Clinical Professor of Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Multicultural Studies/TESOL (NYU Shanghai)

Kongji Qin

Assistant Professor of Language Education

Heather Woodley

Clinical Associate Professor of TESOL, Bilingual Education, and World Language Education

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World Language Education

Prepare for a career as a teacher of Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish to learners in diverse national and international settings.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Prepare for a career as a teacher or researcher in English as a New Language (ENL), working with learners from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds.