Credits required
21 or 18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 21 or 18 quarter credits are equal to 14 or 12 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$560 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of these programs online. View the DLE curriculum or the ESOL curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Graduate Certificates in Dual Language Education / ESOL – Online

Dual Language Education curriculum

OSU’s Graduate Certificate in Dual Language Education will enable you to effectively educate your students in dual language settings. Dual language education draws from linguistics, language pedagogy, second language acquisition, multicultural education, education policy and program administration. 

By successfully completing all 21 credits in this program, you will add a DLE specialization to your résumé. To view complete curriculum details for the online DLE certificate, please visit Oregon State’s official academic catalog.

Required courses (21 credits)

  • ED 522 – Racial and Cultural Harmony in the K-12 Classroom (3)
  • ED 570 – Biliteracy Instruction (3)
  • ED 571 – Multilingual Linguistics (3)
  • ED 572 – Foundations of ESOL Education (3)
  • ED 573 – Instructional Approaches for ESOL Education (3)
  • ED 576 – Partnerships and Ideologies in ESOL Education (3)
  • ED 510 – Internship (3)

Additional program features

Internship

You must participate in a 3-credit internship within the state of Oregon in order to successfully complete this program. If you currently work in a dual language classroom, this requirement can be completed in your classroom without the need to take a leave of absence for an off-site internship.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the DLE curriculum, please contact Tiffany Palaniuk, the ESOL/DLE program lead and instructor at tiffany.palaniuk@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2983.

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