Post-Master’s Certificate in Special Education
Northcentral University

Program Details

Ready to build upon your existing master’s degree and expand your teaching and leadership abilities?  This online post-master’s Certificate in Special Education allows you to apply your existing experience to environments that nurture both gifted students and those with learning disabilities.  You’ll learn curriculum strategies, current trends and policies, as well as advocacy for these distinct learning groups.  Northcentral offers this program 100% online, alongside rolling admission, so you can start your online certificate, as soon as you’re ready.  Courses that anchor this program may include:

  • Assessment in Special Education
  • Introduction to the Exceptional Student
  • Law in Special Education


  • Admission to the Certificate program requires a conferred master's level degree or higher from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).