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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Inclusive and Special Education (Non-Cert)

State University of New York Potsdam

6 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

The Inclusive and Special Education (Non-Cert) program of State University of New York Potsdam is designed to provide a sequenced program of study that provides the knowledge and competencies to effectively address the needs of individuals with mild to moderate disabilities in primarily inclusive settings.  

Overview

The Inclusive and Special Education (Non-Cert) program of State University of New York Potsdam is open to anyone interested in obtaining skills that are applicable in a traditional classroom setting, as well as a variety of non-classroom contexts.

The program will provide participants with more knowledge and clinical experience with which to create an inclusive classroom that incorporates the essential principles of Universal Design for Learning. Coursework in the program will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the range and characteristics of learning disabilities and tools with which to differentiate learning in and out of the classroom.

Key facts:

What You Will Learn

  • Expertise in creating an inclusionary classroom environment, and implementing differentiated instruction to help those with special learning needs and styles perform at the highest level possible.
  • The ability to assess and diagnose students with mild to moderate disabilities, and design interventions and curriculum to meet their needs.
  • Creative approaches for integrating technology into classroom to enhance learning.
  • Collaboration and communication skills central for working as part of a school team addressing the unique needs of B-12 learners.
  • Knowledge of behavior management strategies to help classrooms and other learning environments to run smoothly.
  • Foundational knowledge about current issues, policy, and educational research in the field of special education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Characteristics of Learners with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Diagnosis and Assessment of Educational Disabilities
  • Behavior Management for the Special Educator 
  • Strategies for Teaching Elementary Students with Learning/Behavioral Disabilities 
  • Strategies for Teaching Secondary Students with Learning/Behavioral Disabilities 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (A = 4.0) in the most recent 60 credit hours of undergraduate study is required for admission.
  • Submission of two professional letters of recommendation with cover sheets from persons who can provide information about the academic and teaching potential of the applicant (e.g., former or current professors, school administrator, or other professional references).
  • Two years of employment and/or experience in a formal setting with persons with disabilities.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 6 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 6 months.

Living costs for Potsdam

892 - 1945 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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