2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (December 2013) 
    
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Graduate Certificate in Special Education


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The Graduate Certificate in Special Education prepares educators to develop effective literacy and behavioral interventions, differentiate instruction, and collaborate successfully to support diverse special needs students. Course topics include: research-based approaches to monitoring progress and designing and delivering standards-based instruction in the content areas; methods for identifying reading and writing disabilities and devising appropriate interventions; and advanced behavior assessment, management, and intervention practices. Courses emphasize the importance of professional collaboration in serving special needs students. Credits earned from this certificate program may be applied toward Walden’s M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education (Non-Licensure) (Grades K–12).

Certificate Requirements


  • 12 total semester credit hours

Curriculum


Course Sequence


Semester Course Credits
1 EDUC 6722 - Strategic Collaboration in Special Education 3 sem. cr.
EDUC 6723 - Advanced Instructional Strategies in Special Education 3 sem. cr.
2 EDUC 6724 - Literacy Interventions in Special Education 3 sem. cr.
EDUC 6725 - Advanced Behavioral Interventions in Special Education 3 sem. cr.

 

Program Data


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