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Special Education Certificate Programs CT

Degree Type: Certificate

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
Certificate I Basic Special Education * (select 3 of 5 courses) (9 credits)
ESPN 502 Com Collaborat Consult Spec Ed 3
ESPN 503 Behav Dimens Student Spec Need 3
ESPN 504 Devel - Impl of Ind Educ Prog 3
ERLA 501 Understand Literacy - Lang Dev 3
ERLA 533 Students Reading Difficulties 3
Certificate II* (select 3 of 5 courses) (9 credits)
ESPN 510 Research-Policy Child Spec Edu 3
ESPN 520 Intro Student Learn Disability 3
ESPN 522 Tchg Student Learn Disabilitie 3
ESPN 530 Basic Concep Mental Impairment 3
ESPN 540 Basic Concepts in Autism 3
Certificate III* (select 3 of 5 courses) (9 credits)
ESPN 512 Assess Young Child Spec Needs 3
ESPN 525 3
ESPN 532 Tchg St W Mild Mental Impair 3
ESPN 534 Tchg St W Mod-Sev Ment Impair 3
ESPN 542 Curriculum and Autistic Child 3
*Each certificate requires 9 credits for completion. Certificate I is a prerequisite for Certificate II. Certificate II is a prerequisite for Certificate III.

Why Choose the Special Education Certificate Programs?

GRADUATE LEVEL These certificate programs are generally for anyone who would like a greater background in the special education area, but does not necessarily need a formal masterís degree or a K-12 special education endorsement. These certificates are designed to give the student more breadth than depth in the area of special education.

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College of Education & Human Services
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Phone: 231-591-5361

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