Wayne State University

Bridge Certificate Programs

Bilingual Education (BE)  

Leads to state endorsement in the teaching of bilingual education. Requirements can be completed as part of a graduate program leading to a master of education with a major in bilingual/bicultural education.

Credit Hours
21
certificate
33
master’s degree
Education Technology (ET)  

Teachers with this endorsement are expected to play leadership roles in selecting, planning, developing, implementing and evaluating technology applications in teaching and learning process. Courses require students to incorporate technology into lessons and select strategies that promote the use and transfer of technological knowledge and skills. Program stresses fieldwork by requiring applicants to use information-age technology with their own students and to support colleagues’ use of technology-based resources.

Credit Hours
20-21
certificate
36
master’s degree
English as a Second Language (ESL)*  

Leads to state endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL).
Requirements can be completed as part of a graduate program leading to a master of education with a major in bilingual/bicultural education with a specialization in ESL.

Credit Hours
21
certificate
33
master’s degree

NOTE:

  • While all programs do lead to WSU certification, these do not lead to state endorsement. Note: Required hours may vary based on individual transcripts and other factors. Specific program requirements should be confirmed with an academic advisor or faculty counselor.
  • Only the programs designated with (*) may qualify for Title IV funding under the gainful employment act, please check with the Office of Financial Aid
  • Details on College of Education Gainful Employment Disclosures