The program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a certification in PK-4 with Elementary Special Education (PK-8) issued until December 30, 2021 or with the NEW PK-12 Special Education Certification issued after January 2, 2022. 

The successful completion of this program will prepare students to teach in special education grades PK-12. The Certification in Special Education can be easily combined with MEd in Special Education. Student must hold an Instructional I or II certification in PK-4, Middle Level, or Secondary Education in order to qualify for this program.

Program Details

PA Certification Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements before being recommended for a PA certification in special education.

  • An exiting GPA of 3.0
  • Successful Completion of course requirements in their certification area
  • Successful Completion of PECT
  • Hold Instructional I or II Certification

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