Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Exceptional Student Education Graduate Certificate

Department: Dean’s Office

The Exceptional Student Education Graduate Certificate provides teachers or individuals in related fields with the opportunity to develop advanced skills and expertise in the area of special education. Emphasis is placed on effective instructional and assessment practices, creating effective learning environments, and collaborating with others to meet the needs of exceptional students.  Applicants should have approximately 30 hours of coursework in education, or a related field, or hold a professional teaching credential.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process

Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Graduate Certificate Time Limit

Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion

For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.