Earn an PA Teacher Certification in Special Education
The need for effective special educators in PK-12, regional school settings remains consistently high. Standards for teacher certification across disability categories, and spanning birth-age 21, require that special educators obtain specialized knowledge and skills to address a wide range of student needs and opportunities.
This program is designed for individuals seeking to complete a program to earn an initial Special Education PK-12 Instructional I Certificate.
Diversity, Equity and Justice in Special Education
Explore a range of ideas related to a connected learning framework of connected learning: an approach that sees learning as interest-driven, peer supported, and oriented toward powerful outcomes for youth.
Teaching Methods for Students with Autism
This seminar provides you with knowledge of current research-based teaching strategies for students with autism spectrum disorders.
Supporting Students with High Incidence Disabilities
Learn strategies for supporting students with high-incidence disabilities, including effective and authentic assessment and instruction, goal and objective setting, Individualized Education Plan and Individual Transition Plan writing, lesson planning, and accommodations.
School of Education Graduate Program Information
Teacher Certification Agreements
Pennsylvania has signed the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement that provides for acceptance of state-approved educator preparation programs between certain states to facilitate educator mobility.
For working professionals seeking graduate degrees or certifications, we offer full-time, part-time, online and options to build your own degree.
Tuition and Fees
Learn more about the cost differences for part- and full-time students and any specialized School of Education program costs.