Program Highlights & Benefits
Flexible, online format
Leads to Initial NYS Certification as a Teacher of Students with Disabilities for Grades 1-6
No GRE required
Teachers who hold their initial certification in Teaching Students with Disabilities 7-12 who wish to advance to professional certification.
What You Learn
Teachers will further enhance their knowledge on teaching students with disabilities through the use of evidence based teaching approaches, cutting edge technology, in an intimate and personalized higher education setting.
How You Learn
Courses are all online asynchronous.
Upon completion of the program students will receive a Master of Science in addition to Professional Certification in SWD Generalist Grades 7-12.
|EDU 5020||Theoretical Foundations and Teaching Practices of Regular and Special Education for Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12||3|
|EDU 5130||Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students in Inclusive Classrooms in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-12||3|
|EDU 5230||Instructional Applications of the Internet- Integrating Digital Age Tools into Instruction, Classroom Management, Communication, Collaboration||3|
|EDU 5240||Diverse Abilities and Needs of Students in Inclusive Classrooms Birth Grade-2, Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-12||3|
|EDU 5275||Characteristics of Students with Disabilities, Including Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder||3|
|EDU 5276||Assessment, Diagnosis and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities||3|
|EDU 5278||Strategies, Methods and Environments for Teaching Adolescent Students with Disabilities||3|
|EDU 5280||Curriculum Content, Practices and Environmental Issues for Teaching Adolescent Students with Disabilities||3|
|EDUC 5642||Thesis and Capstone Proposal Development for Special Education and Inclusive Classrooms in Adolescent Education||3|
|EDU 5652||Thesis and Capstone Project for Special Education and Inclusive Classrooms in Adolescent Education||3|
|Choose one of the following courses (Or other pre-approved special education course):|
|EDU 5271||Global Issues Relating to the Education of Students with Severe Disabilities||3|
|EDU 5273||Characteristics of Students with Severe Disabilities: Birth-2, 1-6 and 7-12||3|
|EDU 5274||Autism Spectrum Disorder||3|
|EDUC 5281||Intro to DIRFloorTime Model||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||33|