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.
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
Foundations of Bilingual Education
Linguistics for Literacy Education
Language and Literacy Development and Instruction for Bilingual Learners
Assessing Bilingual Learners
Methods and Material in Bilingual/Multicultural Education
A minimum 50 clock hours for each additional licensure area beyond the candidate's initial license.
Minimum Credit Hours
Proficiency in a language other than English; Ohio teaching license or certificate
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.