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Special Education Certificate

Program Code: 905224

The Special Education certificate is applicable for both new learners and people currently working in the field with persons with disabilities. Courses provide an overview to special education practical classroom strategies to support learning for a variety of disability areas, as well as techniques for guiding and managing behavior. Courses are delivered online.

Approximate Certificate Costs

$2,253

Tuition: $1,894

Books: $359

Certificate Completers will be able to

  • Model inclusion and classroom strategies.
  • Create learning support materials for teachers.
  • Develop social skills and peer relationships.
  • Support student transitions.
  • Work with children with behavior challenges.
  • Discuss causes and characteristics of students with a variety of exceptional needs.
  • Observe special education environments.
  • Work with students with exceptional needs.
  • Ten (10) hours of observation required, to be arranged with instructor.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

  • 105222, Paraeducator
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Requirements for Certificate Entry

  • Apply at www.nwtc.edu/apply.
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Curriculum
First Semester
Semester Total
12
Total Credits
12

Curriculum Note: Students must earn a "C" or higher in all 10-522-XXX courses to successfully graduate the Special Education Certificate. A student must repeat the particular course with a "C" or better final grade to continue in or graduate from this program. If the course is sequential, the successful retake must occur before continuing the sequence.

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