Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Education Extension
St. John’s University

Program Details

The Bilingual Education Extension Certificate Program at St. John’s University is designed for current teachers wishing to specialize or refocus their careers in teaching in bilingual educational settings. The program was developed in response to the need for qualified individuals to teach students with multi-language backgrounds within the state of New York. Students will study theory, background, and multicultural perspectives in working in bilingual and dual-language classrooms. The program will focus on expanding the specific skills needed in the student’s unique bilingual school setting.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Statement of goals
  • Official Transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
  • Satisfactory Grade Point Average (3.0 – 3.5 depending on program)

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education