GSE Adv Teaching Exceptional Adolescents with Subject Area

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Degree: Advanced Certificate
Credits: 15
Career Path: Teacher of record for a special class in the candidate’s certification subject area and/or support, consultant, and collaborative roles
Start Semester: Any
Campus: Lincoln Center
Full-time/Part-time: Both

The program is for teachers who already possess initial, provisional, permanent, or professional certification as a classroom teacher of adolescents grades 7-12, in at least one subject area.

The course work develops competencies in understanding principles and policies of special education and proficiency in assessing and providing evidenced-based intervention and instruction for culturally diverse adolescents with a range of disabilities.

Program Prerequisites

Applicants must hold an initial or professional certificate in either adolescence: biology, chemistry, Earth science, English, mathematics, physics, or social studies.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer (both sessions): April 15

Effective immediately, those applying to Teaching or Educational Leadership programs at the master's or advanced certificate level are now required to submit standardized MAT, GRE, or equivalent exam scores with their application. 

Admissions Information

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Diane Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Professor, Curriculum and Teaching