Special Education Certificate
Alvernia University

Program Details

Teachers can advance their career while focusing on Special Education with Alvernia University’s online Special Education Certificate. The program offers a focused curriculum concentrating on skills and knowledge necessary for special educators.

Teachers learn best practices for working with students with special needs including learning disabilities, social/emotional disorders, and autism. Practicum and student teaching experiences are included as a part of the program. 

This online Special Education certification covers topics including:

  • Differentiated instruction in inclusive classrooms
  • Collaboration and legal issues for special educators
  • Transition and instruction for secondary special needs students
  • Social development and behavior support in inclusive classrooms
  • Enhancing literacy for special needs students

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Alvernia University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent