Focus on supporting the development and learning of young emergent bilingual and multilingual children in a variety of settings. Once complete, you may be able you to earn the Bilingual and/or an English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement through your state board of education.
BILINGUAL/ESL FOCUS AREA HIGHLIGHTS
This 30-credit hour program can be personalized to your focus on bilingual education.
Sharpen your competitive edge in the marketplace.
24-hour online access allows you to make your schedule.
This concentration prepares you to seek the Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Early Care and Education (ECE) Credential, Levels 2-5, through the Entitled Route.
Complete an inquiry project exploring particular developmental characteristics and learning needs of bi or multi-lingual children.
Depending on your goals, choose from a 20 month or 3 year program.
This course develops students’ understanding of language development in the first eight years of life and the principles that govern the process.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT & SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS
With dozens of scholarships and financial aid opportunities, our team is here to help you make your graduate education more affordable.
Based on your unique professional goals, we can help you understand tuition and expenses, and identify possible financial support opportunities.
Erikson Institute has partnered with Illinois Gateways to Opportunity to be able to provide an entitled application route for the Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Early Care and Education Credential, Levels 2-5.
Students in the Bilingual focus area may seek these additional Illinois Gateways to Opportunity credentials to help demonstrate your content knowledge, skills and experience, especially to potential employers within Illinois. The application process, timing and related costs may vary.