Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners
The George Washington University

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.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington 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)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent