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Online Certificates in Special Education 2020

A certificate provides specific education or training within a particular field such as hospitality, finance or leadership. These programs generally take about a year to complete and may help graduates advance in their career. What is a certificate in special education? This certificate focuses on how to teach and support students with special needs, including physical and learning disabilities. T… Read more

A certificate provides specific education or training within a particular field such as hospitality, finance or leadership. These programs generally take about a year to complete and may help graduates advance in their career.

What is a certificate in special education? This certificate focuses on how to teach and support students with special needs, including physical and learning disabilities. Through this program, individuals can gain knowledge about different teaching and learning methodologies, how to apply those methods to a classroom or workplace setting, and the basics of human psychology and behavior. They can learn an array of tools and techniques to help them effectively educate children with disabilities.

By taking this certificate program, individuals may gain invaluable experience working in a team, using critical thinking to find new ways to teach, and also strengthen their communication skills. All of these are important in any career field.

The cost of a certificate in special education varies depending on the institution offering the program. Students should always research the programs available to find the one that fits their needs.

With a certificate in special education, there are more options than just teaching, although many individuals do continue on to become special education teachers or teaching assistants. Because students may gain understanding of human behavior, there is also the option to become a psychologist or behavioral therapist. Many individuals use this certificate to advance in their career, whether as a therapist who works with special needs children or a behavioral consultant. This certificate may open new doors for an individual’s career path.

A certificate in special education may elevate your career. Institutions around the world offer these certificates, while online programs provide more flexibility in your learning schedule. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia, USA

The Autism Spectrum Disorder endorsement is a post-master program designed for educators. The curriculum consists of four courses that provide a thorough foundation in the pri ... +

The Autism Spectrum Disorder endorsement is a post-master program designed for educators. The curriculum consists of four courses that provide a thorough foundation in the principles, ethics, and methods of best practices in ASD education for individuals of all ages. It promotes teaching skills that fill a growing demand in the special education field for qualified professionals who can provide specialized services for students with ASD. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
George Washington University - Graduate School of Education and Human Development Online
Washington, USA

Enhance your skills to meet the needs of students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those with varying social and learning abilities with a Graduate Certifi ... +

Enhance your skills to meet the needs of students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those with varying social and learning abilities with a Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners from the George Washington University (GW). -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Online
 
UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Orono, USA

This certificate program will provide a sequence of coursework based on a three-tier service delivery model consistent with requirements of federal and state law. Students wil ... +

This certificate program will provide a sequence of coursework based on a three-tier service delivery model consistent with requirements of federal and state law. Students will have the knowledge and skills to provide support to students with intensive behavioral needs, provide leadership to their schools, serve as “coaches” in supporting school implementation in their schools. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia, USA

The Certificate of Proficiency in Autism Studies is geared for educators without a bachelor's degree or who are not seeking Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) ... +

The Certificate of Proficiency in Autism Studies is geared for educators without a bachelor's degree or who are not seeking Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) Examination certification to be prepared to assist and empower autistic individuals. This Certificate includes just five non-practicum courses in the autism studies program. Please note that financial aid is not available for this option. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia, USA

Make a difference in student's lives and earn the Online Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification. Strengthen and expand your teaching capabilities to suppo ... +

Make a difference in student's lives and earn the Online Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification. Strengthen and expand your teaching capabilities to support learning and development in children with hearing loss. Our deaf and hard of hearing certification courses offer in-depth analyses regarding the education of deaf and hard of hearing students and include designated activities to meet state field experience standards. -
Certificate
Part-time
5 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia, USA

Saint Joseph's University offers one of the only online training programs in the world for the popular Wilson Reading System® for students with special needs. Upon completion, ... +

Saint Joseph's University offers one of the only online training programs in the world for the popular Wilson Reading System® for students with special needs. Upon completion, graduates will receive the Wilson Reading System® Certification and be prepared to deliver multi-sensory reading education to students in a variety of settings. Tuition for this 10 credit hour program is $750 per credit hour, plus an additional $300 Wilson fee per course. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia, USA

Educators skilled in teaching students with a disability – be it physical, intellectual, emotional, or any combination are in high demand. Earn the online Special Education ce ... +

Educators skilled in teaching students with a disability – be it physical, intellectual, emotional, or any combination are in high demand. Earn the online Special Education certification and prepare yourself to take on this imperative role to learn the best practices of effectively teaching students with special needs and helping them learn successfully. The certification in Special Education can be earned independently or as part of a master's degree in special education. Our online program was developed for professional teachers who want to refine and develop their ability to meet the needs of students who require special attention. -
Certificate
Part-time
5 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
George Washington University - Graduate School of Education and Human Development Online
Washington, USA

Earn your Graduate Certificate in Transition Special Education from the George Washington University (GW) and gain the required knowledge, skills, and competencies to assist y ... +

Earn your Graduate Certificate in Transition Special Education from the George Washington University (GW) and gain the required knowledge, skills, and competencies to assist youth and young adults with disabilities as they transition to postsecondary opportunities. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Online
 

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