Who We Are Now

Welcome to the Department of Bilingual and Literacy Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley! Our department offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in the areas of bilingual education and literacy. We prepare successful educators who will make a difference for students in monolingual, bilingual, and multilingual settings. Our world-class faculty conducts research that helps us understand the linguistic and literacy strengths and needs of traditionally underserved populations, particularly bilingual learners.

We can help you meet your career and professional goals through our courses, programs and scholarship!