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This certificate is designed for pre-service and in-service international teachers and educators who desire additional training in special education. All coursework may be applied to the MEd in Special Education and will count towards Virginia licensure in special education K-12.

This graduate certificate may only be pursued on a part-time basis.


For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: E1-CERG-ISED

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15


Students must earn grades of B or higher in all coursework. Most coursework has some field experience component.

EDCI 776Consultation Collaboration in Diverse K-12 Settings3
EDSE 501Introduction to Special Education3
EDSE 502Classroom Management and Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDSE 540Characteristics of Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum3
EDSE 627Assessment3
Total Credits15