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Chinese Teaching Endorsement – Alternative Route

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Program for Those Currently Teaching Chinese

This endorsement program provides current alternatively-licensed Chinese language teachers with a streamlined pathway to approved endorsement. Our coursework features a mix of online courses and hybrid courses (which blend face-to-face sessions at our Denver Center at Lowry with additional work completed online). You can complete the program in less than a year, even while teaching full-time.

Endorsement for K-12 Chinese Language Teaching

If you have a bachelor's degree and teacher licensure, and are currently teaching Chinese "out of field," this program will help you attain your K-12 Foreign Languages Teaching Endorsement in Chinese. Our coursework, in addition to your professional competency in Chinese language and culture, will provide you with the proper preparation for this endorsement as a world/foreign languages teacher.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
Less than 1 year (2 semesters / 8 months)
$400/credit hour

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Program & Enrollment Manager:

Jon Shaw


Academic Program Coordinator:

Dr. Jingzi Huang