Education - Bilingual/Multicultural

MA Option: Multicultural Education

The Multicultural Education graduate program explores theoretical and pedagogical issues of bilingualism, multiculturalism, educational equity, and social justice, offering courses and experiences to assist educators to work successfully in classrooms, schools, and educational agencies within our diverse State. The curriculum develops student's pedagogical, analytical, and planning skills in order to prepare them to operate effectively in the development, implementation and analysis of educational policies and programs affecting the academic lives of low income, and culturally and linguistically diverse K-12 student

Admission as a classified graduate student in Bilingual/Multicultural Education requires:

  • a baccalaureate degree;
  • a minimum 2.5 GPA in the last 60 units;
  • proficiency in written English composition as demonstrated either by passing the Sacramento State Writing Proficiency for Juniors exam or equivalent, or enrolling in ENGL 109W until the WPJ is passed;
  • completion and successful review of Department application;
  • successful interview with a faculty team. Interviews are scheduled within one month of the due date for submitting completed department applications.

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