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Bilingual Endorsement

The Bilingual Endorsement trains Ohio educators who hold a standard Ohio teaching certificate or license to work with emergent bilingual students in grades PK-12. 

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This multi-age endorsement provides teachers with coursework and field experience focused on: 

  • Bilingual language acquisition

  • Bilingual and dual language immersion programs and curricula 

  • Instruction, assessment and advocacy 

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Required Courses

EDUTL 5301

Foundations of Bilingual Education

EDUTL 5365

Linguistics for Literacy Education

EDUTL 5370

Language and Literacy Development and Instruction for Bilingual Learners

EDUTL 5645

Assessing Bilingual Learners

EDUTL 5303

Methods and Material in Bilingual/Multicultural Education

EDUTL 5189.33

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Requirements

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Field Experience

A minimum 50 clock hours for each additional licensure area beyond the candidate's initial license.

Minimum Credit Hours

15

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Prerequisites

Proficiency in a language other than English; Ohio teaching license or certificate

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Licensure Disclosure 

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at go.osu.edu/onground

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