Subsidized Bilingual Extension Program


Welcome to the Subsidized Bilingual Extension Program home page. Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation.

The Subsidized Bilingual Extension Program (SBEP) is offered in partnership with with New York City Department of Education and offers currently certified content and classroom teachers the opportunity to gain a bilingual extension for your current New York State certification. You will teach bilingual classes at your school while completing coursework at Hunter College. Tuition costs are fully subsidized by the NYCDOE. Upon successful completion of the three-semester program, you are eligible for a New York State bilingual extension certification. Currently, Hunter College offers this program in Spanish, Chinese and French.