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San Diego State University


Dual Credential Bilingual Emphasis & Education Specialist Teacher Preparation Program

This dual credential teacher preparation program is designed for Bilingual individuals proficient in Spanish and English seeking a Bilingual Emphasis credential and Education Specialist in Mild/Moderate disabilities. This is an intensive two-year credential program for highly committed individuals interested in meeting the specific needs of English language learners in California.

Prospective Students Resources & Forms

Available Funding

$5,000 each semester plus summer institute*

Estimated based on available federal funds.
*Admitted students are responsible for meeting special grant federal requirements and must agree to return the stipend should they default on the requirement to finish the programs according the ADELANTE contract.

ADELANTE will fund the two year Program, a total of four semesters.


For additional information on the application process contact our Program Advisor:

Professor Ernesto Sanz
North Education (NE) - 72C | (619) 594-3265

Office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am - 3:00pm or by email.
(Hours subject to change)

How to Apply 

All College of Education graduate-level programs require that you complete two online applications:

  1. CSU Mentor Application
  2. Supplementary Program Application

Visit COE Apply Now for more information about how to apply and application deadlines.