Special Education Certification

General

Program Description

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 from Saint Joseph’s University to 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.

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.

With the flexible online program, achieving your online Special Education certification has never been easier. You will learn from a distinguished faculty and work with peers to earn career-building credentials while maintaining your work/life balance.


Some learning outcomes of this program include:

  • Current issues in special education
  • Diagnostic assessment and how to monitor progress
  • How to help students with high and low incidence disabilities
  • How emotional/social and behavioral disorders affect student comprehension

The certification in Special Education can be earned independently or as part of a master's degree in special education.

Last updated Oct 2018

About the School

Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, regionally accredited university. Our national rankings and AACSB accreditation in the Haub School indicate the high quality of our undergraduate, graduat ... Read More

Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, regionally accredited university. Our national rankings and AACSB accreditation in the Haub School indicate the high quality of our undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs both online and on campus. Guided by a faculty committed to both teaching and scholarship, students develop intellectually, spiritually and emotionally through a unique curriculum, and advanced study in a chosen discipline. Read less