Special Education, Graduate Certificate

Graduate certificate programs offered in the areas of Academic and Behavioral Strategist (ABS), Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Developmental Cognitive Disabilities (DcD), Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD), Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), and Learning Disabilities (LD) are designed to prepare professionals to work with students with disabilities in school settings.

Program Highlights

  • This program is for an individual seeking an initial teaching license, add-on teaching license, or additional knowledge in early childhood special education.
  • This certificate is specifically designed to meet MN Board of Teaching (BOT) Licensure Standards.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.2.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Based Applicants International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling September 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 12 months - 2 years

Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Kimberly Johnson

Special Education Website