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Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners

Program Details

Enhance your skills to meet the needs of students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those with varying social and learning abilities with a Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners from the George Washington University (GW).

In this certificate program, you will focus on the inter-relationships of school, home and community to improve the quality of education for children with diverse needs. A holistic approach to the curriculum utilizes the latest research, theory and data-driven best practices to prepare you to empower and improve the quality of learning for children with diverse needs.

Special Education Certificate Courses

GW's Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners consists of 18-credit hours and can be completed in 1 year.

Master's Program Offered

GW offers a Master's in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners (campus or online). Students pursuing the Graduate Certificate have the option to transfer all 18 credit hours into the Master's program.

Requirements

  • One (1) recommendation.
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.  Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application.  Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University, describing your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans.
  • A resumé and a pre-application interview are required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education