Dec 11, 2018  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Special Education Teacher Certification

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An option for a teacher who possesses a teaching certificate is to obtain a Special Education Teacher Certification (N–8): 24 Credits. This certification option includes course work in the following content areas:


In addition to successfully completing these courses, students are also required to pass the related PDE required examination. Students pursuing the Special Education Certification option are also required to obtain and present proof of a current Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a Pennsylvania Criminal Background Clearance. Candidates are to provide admissions a copy of the current teaching certificate.   

Candidates for this certification option must also satisfy all admission criteria to the Graduate Education Program. For additional information about this certification option, please contact the Division of Education and Human Services at 610-558-5640.

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