Special Education Certification

Subject Area Specializations

Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.


The English as a Second Language (ESL) (K-12) Endorsement is intended to improve a teacher's skills in this specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.

The online Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement will help educators, school psychologists, counselors, and other professionals work more effectively with children and youth diagnosed with ASD.

Do you have an interest in working with children with special needs? Would you like to better understand these students?

Special Education Certification Pk-8 - (second certification)

(Builds on another education certification)

I. Concentration

S ED 500 Special Education Law and Service Delivery 3
S ED 511 Curriculum Adaptations for the Special Needs Learner 3

R ED 530 Reading Disabilities and Diagnosis 3
R ED 533 Remedial Techniques 3
S ED 539 Behavior Management Approaches 3
EDUC 520 Universal Design for Learning 3
EDUC 561 Methods, Materials and Assessment for ESL 3
S ED 522 Career Education for Students with Disabilities 3
S ED 523 Programming for the At-Risk Infant/Preschool Child 3
S ED 519 Practicum 3