Special Education (Undergraduate Certificate)
Develop a deeper understanding of Special Education so you can support the strengths and challenges of individuals with learning disabilities.
Prepare to serve students of all ages who are experiencing learning disabilities. This 100% online undergraduate certificate program will prepare you to work in school-based settings. You'll learn the latest methods, research and training associated with Special Education.
- Program type:
- Certificates/Programs - Undergraduate
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 semesters
- Credit hours:
Why Earn a Special Education Certificate Online at UND?
This part-time, flexible online Special Education undergraduate certificate is designed for parents, practitioners or professionals who work with individuals with learning disabilities. It provides you with the skills and tools you need to effectively address the many and varied challenges they face.
Flexibility to learn on your schedule, with no set meeting times.
Real world experiential learning under highly qualified mentors/special education teachers.
Specialized Training for entry-level support staff.
Only a high school diploma is needed to apply.
Only certificate of its kind.
Coursework can be applied to a degree program.
Projected growth for special education teachers through 2026.*
The median pay for special education teachers.*
Job prospects for special education teachers are excellent due to the rising enrollments of special education students and shortages of qualified teachers. Job openings are expected as a result of teacher retirements or career changes.