Bilingual Education for Teachers (MA)

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Program Description

The MA program in Bilingual Education for Teachers prepares teachers to use bilingual approaches with their students in such areas as early childhood education, childhood education, middle childhood education, adolescence education, a special subject (mathematics, science, social studies), literacy education, career education, and technical education. This program leads to New York State certification in bilingual education and is open only to applicants already holding teacher certification in a primary area (except in TESOL or World Language Education) in New York State or another US state.


Admission to graduate programs in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development requires the following minimum components:

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Proficiency in English

See NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Admissions website for additional information on school-wide admission. Some programs may require additional components for admissions.

See How to Apply for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.