Graduate Certificate in Special Education
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Special Education provides advanced coursework directed at evidence-based practices for young children and K-12 students with disabilities.  This program can lead to additional teacher licensure.  Students can choose from three concentrations:

  • High Incidence Disabilities
  • Low Incidence Disabilities
  • Early Childhood Special Education


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Statement of intent
  • Personal essay outlining experience working with individuals with disabilities

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges