Bilingual Education Extension – NYS Teachers (Advanced Certificate)


Welcome to the Bilingual Education Extension – NYS Teachers (Advanced Certificate) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the Bilingual Education Extension – NYS Teachers (Advanced Certificate) program from acceptance to graduation.

The advanced certificate program is designed for applicants with prior New York State certification.

Academic Plan


Total Credits

Earn at least 13 credits


Newly Accepted Students

Program Sequences

The program sequences provide a suggested order of courses for the program based on start date. It also includes when to take certification exams and apply for clinical experiences in addition to other important non-course requirements. For technical registration support and troubleshooting, please visit the Register for Classes page.

Hunter College Catalog

To review descriptions of specific courses and academic progress standards for the program along with exit requirements please use the course catalog for the year you were admitted to the program.

Clinical Experiences

Students in the Bilingual Education Extension – NYS Teachers (Advanced Certificate) program participate in developmental field experiences (fieldwork).


Fieldwork is a classroom experience in a New York City Public School in conjunction with a course. Select courses have fieldwork requirements.

Certification and Licensure

This program leads to Bilingual Education Extension for classroom teachers with New York State certification. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.


Graduation is the official completion of your program and conferral of an academic degree. In order to graduate, students must apply for graduation using CUNYFirst the semester before the semester of their planned graduation and complete any outstanding requirements by the stated deadlines. Visit the Graduation and Commencement page for complete information.

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