Moderate and Severe Disabilities Certification (P-12)

Add an endorsement to your certification

Online 15 credit hours * Less than one year

Repayment after graduation as low as

$66/mo

*if using financial aid

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Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online cohort

Less than one year

No GRE required for some programs

No weekend classes

For

For experienced certified teachers (who are already certified in LBD) who wish to add a Moderate to Severe Disabilities (MSD) certification (P-12) to their credentials. These courses may be taken alone to earn the endorsement or may be added to our Teacher Leader degree program for a Rank change.

What You Learn

The basic tenet of the Moderate to Severe Disabilities Certification is to provide certified teachers with knowledge and strategies to teach MSD school-age children and young adults, as well to plan for their transition into adult life. (prior LBD Certification Required.)

How You Learn

This is a fully online cohort. Face-to-face class meetings are not required. You will log into the online classroom using our online learning management system to participate in online activities which may include assignments, webinars or chats, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. You will finish one course every 7 and a half weeks.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program and a passing score on the appropriate Praxis exam, students will receive the Moderate to Severe Disabilities (MSD) Certification, and be qualified to teach in and MSD classroom.

Endorsement Requirements

Moderate and Severe Disabilities Certification (P-12)

CourseTitleHours
ECE 600Introduction to Teaching Students with MSD (10 hours of field experience)3
ECE 604Teaching Individuals with Physical & Multiple Disabilities (10 hours of field experience)3
ECE 606Transition Services for Students with Disabilities (10 hours of field experience)3
ECE 602Curriculum and Instruction for Students with MSD (10 hours of field experience)3
ECE 608Field Component in MSD (45 hours of field experience)3
 Total Credit Hours:15
Please Note:

This is only an introduction of the program. Coursework may be taken in a different order.