Comprehensive Certificate in Special Education
University of Memphis

Program Details

Enroll in this online special education degree and enhance professional opportunities.  Learn to work with children with a diagnosis of low-incidence disabilities, such as intellectual disability ASD, and multiple disabilities.  Designed to enhance current teachers’ knowledge of evidence-based instructional practices for these students, this program provides foundational knowledge of characteristics, episiotomy, prevalence, and evidence-based interventions.  The curriculum features evidence-based instructional practices for K-12 students with these disabilities.  Courses will likely include:

  • Teaching the Exceptional Learner 
  • Intellectual Disabilities 
  • Language/Communication Inclusive Classroom   
  • Introduction to Autism    

Not only does this program enhance professional skills for teachers, but it also enhances the skills of professionals in health care, occupational therapy, physical therapy, behavioral therapy, and more.  

This online special education degree can be applied toward the Master of Science degree for students who choose to further their educations.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Memphis is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent