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Special Education with Grade 7-12 Certification

California University of Pennsylvania

Master Online
12 months
Duration
774 USD/credit
774 USD/credit
516 USD/credit
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About

Intended for applicants who already hold Pennsylvania teaching certification in a secondary education content area, this Special Education with Grade 7-12 Certification program from California University of Pennsylvania will give you a comprehensive education in teaching students with cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, emotional problems and multiple physical disabilities.

Overview

Upon completion of this Special Education with Grade 7-12 Certification program from California University of Pennsylvania and successful completion of the Special Education 7-12 PECT Exam Modules 1 and 2, you will be eligible to add a grades 7 - 12 Special Education Pennsylvania endorsement to your current teaching certificate. Individuals interested in pursuing a grades 7-12 special education Pennsylvania endorsement only can do so in this program without earning a master's degree.

Degree Benefits

As a master's degree student in grades 7 - 12 special education, you will:

  • Learn how to create and execute programming for a diverse population of exceptional learners.
  • Actively apply interventions to students in your field courses and student teaching.
  • Collect data and determine the effectiveness of your teaching.
  • Benefit from career support from faculty and Cal U's Career and Professional Development Center.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life Skills Planning and Instruction 
  • Assessment and Prescriptive Teaching 
  • ransition Planning and Instruction 
  • Special Education Foundations and Collaboration 
  • Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Inclusion 
  • Special Education History Theory, and Exceptionality 
  • Advanced Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Inclusion 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.8

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
76
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.80 or a 3.00 in last 48 credits earned (Students with a GPA below 2.80 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution
  • MEd or MEd plus Certification ONLY:  Copy of teaching certificate
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate ONLY:  Copy of teaching certificate is not required if certification is not desired.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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