Post-Master’s Bilingual School Social Work Certificate Program

Degree Granted
Advanced Certificate
Degree Level
Graduate Certificate
Location
Garden City

Elevate your school social work career with a certification that can help you serve the needs of multicultural communities.

Why Earn Your Post-Master’s Bilingual School Social Work Certificate?

Bilingual students and their families depend on school social workers who can effectively bridge language and culture barriers. For bilingual MSW graduates seeking New York state certification in bilingual school social work, this program offers an affordable and accessible pathway to career advancement.

Why Earn a Post-Master’s Bilingual School Social Work Certificate at Adelphi?

  • Study while balancing family and other obligations with convenient, flexible course schedules (including evening, weekend and online courses) that allow you to work full time.
  • Build a strong foundation in the fundamentals of bilingual school social work, such as experiential learning techniques, key social justice issues and best practices for working with diverse populations.
100%* * Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019
of our 2019 social work graduates are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

The extension certificate requires 300 hours of field instruction. You can meet this requirement in one of the following ways:

  • Evidence of completion of a bilingual, bicultural, K–12 field placement in a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)-accredited MSW program
  • Current employment as a social worker in a bilingual, bicultural, K–12 setting
  • Completion of a 300-hour field placement in a bilingual, bicultural, K–12 setting

Program Info

Application Requirements

Candidates for this certificate will be required to pass the Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA) and show satisfaction of the New York State Education Department workshop requirements in Child Abuse Identification and Mandated Reporting, Violence Prevention (SAVE) and Dignity for All Students Act (DASA).

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