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 Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges