Undergraduate Teacher Preparation - Bilingual Authorization

Contact Information

  • Academic Program Director: Magaly Lavadenz
  • Center Senior Director: Annette Pijuan Hernandez
  • Academic Advisor: Ana Baez


The Bilingual Authorization Program offers candidates the opportunity to obtain a Bilingual Authorization in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or Korean to their Preliminary California Multiple Subjects, Single Subject, Education Specialist Mild/Moderate credential. Candidates obtain the Bilingual Authorization upon completing the required three 3-semester-hour courses listed below. Candidates must also pass the CSET Subtest III or approved equivalency as outlined by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing  (CTC).