SLHS master’s students pursuing the MA Specialization in Bilingualism or the Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology Certificate must obtain a passing score on the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET: LOTE Subtest II or III). The tests assess language and communication skills: Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Written Expression, Oral Expression).
Language Proficiency Verification for Bilingual Certificate Program
Those seeking admission to the Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology Certificate program must submit these test results to the Program Director, Dr. Vera F. Gutierrez-Clellen, upon application to the certificate program.
Language Proficiency Verification for Specialization in Bilingualism
Students pursuing the Specialization in Bilingualism should submit their test results to the Graduate Advisor, Dr. Jessica Barlow, at the time that they file their official program of study for the master’s degree in speech-language pathology.
Examination Dates and Deadlines
Refer to CSET’s website for current examination dates and registration deadlines.
For the languages* listed below you need to take the CSET Subtest II. See the corresponding test code in parenthesis:
- Arabic (test code 193)
- Armenian (test code 195)
- Farsi (test code 197)
- Filipino (test code 191)
- Hmong (test code 199)
- Khmer (test code 201)
- American Sign Language (test code 187) – note special dates and registration policies for ASL
For the languages* listed below you need to take the CSET Subtest III. See the corresponding test code in parenthesis:
- Cantonese (test code 204)
- French (test code 150)
- German (test code 153)
- Japanese (test code 159)
- Korean (test code 162)
- Mandarin (test code 165)
- Punjabi (test code 168)
- Russian (test code 156)
- Spanish (test code 147)
- Vietnamese (test code 171)
*These are the only languages for which the CSET is currently offered. If you want to pursue the Specialization in a different target language, you will need to request authorization to demonstrate proficiency using a different test mechanism. In such cases, proficiency will be evaluated and authorized on a case by case basis.
last updated: 7/17/2012