Apr 18, 2021
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.
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
Required Courses—18 Credit Hours
Select six of the following seven courses. Please consult with your adviser to help you choose the courses that best fit the needs for your future career.
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.
Joyce Nutta, PhD
Millican Hall 230
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112
ETS PPI: 5233