Program Description

This 15-credit graduate certificate is designed for pre-service and in-service international educators who desire additional training in special education. Students in this program will learn the skills necessary to identify special needs students, provide differentiated instruction and assessment, and collaborate with other classroom teachers. This graduate certificate may only be pursued on a part-time basis. Some coursework may count towards Virginia licensure in special education K-12.

What it costs

The cost is $595.00 per credit hour for VA state residents or $505.75 per credit hour for VA state residents who are eligible and apply for the 15% PreK-12 VA Educators Discount. All out of state students qualify for an automatic 40% discount and a cost of $795.00 per credit hour. Fees include a $35 per credit hour Distance Education fee. Education Resource, New Student, and other mandatory university and course fees may apply.

Application Deadline

This program has an application deadline of July 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring.

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Check out the International Special Education (PK-12) (Graduate Certificate) program on the College of Education and Human Development website.

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Program Summary

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Program: International Special Education (PK-12)

Degree: Graduate Certificate

College/School: College of Education and Human Development

Credits: 15 total