Graduate Certificate in Special Education
Evidence related to a rise in the number of students with disabilities in inclusive
settings both internationally and nationally is the impetus for the proposed Graduate
Certificate in Special Education. There is a need for all teachers to have knowledge,
skills, and dispositions to meet the needs of students with disabilities. This certificate
is specifically designed to meet the ever-increasing need for specialized preparation
to meet the needs of students with disabilities. This stand-alone certificate does
not lead to certification; however, candidates who complete the certificate program
may transfer up to 9 graduate credits into the M.Ed. in Special Education.
The Graduate Certificate in Special Education is designed to offer graduate courses in instruction, assessment, and positive behavior supports, which provide educators with the necessary knowledge, skills, and dispositions to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Courses which apply to the certificate focus on effective use of evidence-based/research-supported practices and concepts underlying the successful academic experiences and needs of this population.
Program of Study
- INED 7720 - Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (Spring)
- INED 7730 - Assessment of Diverse Learners (Fall)
- INED 7761 - Instructional Approaches I (Summer)
Program Total (9 Credit Hours)
Admission Requirements & How to Apply
- Graduate Admissions: http://graduate.kennesaw.edu/admissions
- Graduate Application: http://graduate.kennesaw.edu/admissions/apply/online-application.php
- Tuition: http://fiscalservices.kennesaw.edu/bursar/tuition-fees/tuition-fees.php
- Financial Aid: http://financialaid.kennesaw.edu/
April 1 for a Summer enrollment
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