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Graduate Certificate in English Language Development Pre-K-12

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is for anyone working with K-12 learners who are non-native speakers of English. Earning this certificate will prepare you to better support English language learners by providing you with new knowledge, skills and understandings of how youth of all ages develop English language ability. No special expertise or background is needed to pursue the certificate, just a passion to learn how to teach and support those learning English.

Department: Department of Literacy, Language and Culture

Official Certificate Name: Graduate Certificate in Language Development Pre-K

Certificate Type: Graduate Certificate

What can I do with this certificate?

You can become a better teacher and advocate for those students learning English as a new language.  Earning this certificate will prepare you to be a better teacher of English language learners because you will have new knowledge, skills, and understanding for how youth of all ages develop English language ability.

Certificate Coursework

Course Number and TitleCredits
Cultural Diversity
ED-LLC 501 Culturally Diverse Learners or
ED-LLC 559 Language, Literacy and Culture
Theoretical Foundations
ED-LLC 503 Applied Theoretical Foundations of Bilingual Education/ESL and Multiculturalism
Language Foundations
ED-LLC 505 Applied Linguistics: From Theory to Practice
ED-LLC 502 Methods of Teaching English Language Learners

Costs and Scholarships

Boise State provides an affordable, quality education to improve your future. Scholarship opportunities are available for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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