2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Dual Language Graduate Certificate

College: Community Innovation and Education Degree: CRT                              
Department: School of Teacher Education
Program Website: https://ccie.ucf.edu/world-languages-education/

Effective fall 2018, this program is open only to prospective candidates from participating school partners. The program will be open to other prospective candidates in the future.

Program Description

The Dual Language Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Leadership prepares students with specialized knowledge and skills to teach in a dual language setting. The purpose of this certificate is to provide, K‐12 teacher and other education professionals with specialized coursework in Dual Language programming. This construct is aimed for students to develop competencies in bilingualism, biliteracy, and multiculturalism. The design of this program is to develop leadership among teachers working or planning to work in a dual language or two‐way immersion programs in a K‐12 setting. The coursework in this certificate program will allow teachers and administrators to develop expertise in philosophical/ideological principles, pedagogy, and curriculum and program processes for effective biliteracy program development.


The Dual Language Graduate Certificate can be completed in one or more semesters, depending on the semester of entrance. It can also be completed fully online, depending on your selection of courses.

Students must consult with their adviser or the program director prior to selecting the six courses for their program. No course substitutions are allowed.

Total Credit Hours Required: 18 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Meeting minimum UCF admission criteria does not guarantee program admission. Final admission is based on the evaluation of the applicant’s abilities, past performance and the applicant’s potential for completing the certificate.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Joyce Nutta, PhD
Telephone: 407-4823-4341
ED 122M

Graduate Admissions

Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address

UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233