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Graduate Certificate in Bilingual Education

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Program Quick Facts

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Help solve issues confronting Spanish-speaking and heritage language populations.

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Flexible, online classes make it easier to reach your goals while balancing work and family life.

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Affordable Tuition

NMSU Global Campus offers competitively priced tuition and scholarship opportunities.

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The 100% online Graduate Certificate in Bilingual Education program from NMSU Global Campus prepares you to understand multi/bilingualism in the context of schools, families, communities, and society while advancing your career as a scholar, practitioner, or education leader.

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Career Pathways

While some jobs may require additional degrees or experience to qualify, here is a sampling of potential career options for holders of the Graduate Certificate in Bilingual Education:

  • Bilingual Teacher
  • Education Coordinator
  • ESL Teacher
  • Language Instructor
  • World Language Teacher
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“As an 18 year old, I found NMSU to be one of the most inviting campuses — rich in student life yet equally involved in academics. As a 36 year old, I am looking forward to coming full circle with NMSU and graduating as an Aggie forever.”

Stephanie M., Class of 2024

In this certificate program, you’ll prepare to advance your career by working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) students. You’ll also confront issues related to equity and social justice by serving as an advocate for bilingual children, their families, and communities.

Delivery Format: 100% online
Program Credits: 12 credits
Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40*
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250*
College: Health, Education, and Social Transformation
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The Graduate Certificate in Bilingual Education program consists of 12 credits.

Courses Credits
BLED 5320: Second Language Acquisition 3
BLED 5420: Pedagogy of TESOL 3
BLED/READ 5210: Literacy-Language Instruction for Bilingual Students 3
BLED 5410/READ 5220: Sociolinguistics in Education 3
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At NMSU Global Campus, we strive to offer competitively priced tuition to keep your tuition costs affordable. If you need financial aid, we’re ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU and NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.
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Phone: 1-888-729-6678


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*For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.