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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

Graduate Certificate

Meet the needs of your diverse students.

The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education graduate academic certificate is designed for educators looking to complement their current teaching license and upgrade their skills and credentials in order to meet the needs of all students in their classrooms, including culturally and linguistically diverse students. The certificate curriculum emphasises methods and strategies for first and second language learners and highlights current, effective and research-based teaching methodologies.

Classes are held on campus during the evenings and Saturdays, with intensives over the summer. All 12 credit hours must be completed at Regis.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Blended and online courses

Credits for Completion
12 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$545 per credit hour

Sample Education Classes

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MAE 655G: Linguistics I: Language Acquisition

Explores first and second language acquisition theory, including the structure and function of linguistics, applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics.

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MAE 665E: Teaching Strategies for Linguistically Diverse Educators

Instructs participants in research-based methods and examines effective content-based instructional strategies for teaching English to CLD learners.

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MAE 665I: Assessment for Linguistically Diverse Education

Develops skills for design, evaluation and critique of a variety of formative and summative assessments for CLD learners based on proficiency level.

Program Details

Get all the details on our graduate certificate in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education, including course requirements and application materials.

How to Apply

To apply to the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education graduate certificate program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Resume
  • Valid teaching license

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process.

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $545 per credit hour
Total program credits: 12

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.