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Education Specialist Certificate in Special Education

Certificate Program: Special Education
Certificate:Education Specialist Certificate in Special Education (Ed.S.)
Program Code: EDSPC-SPCD

Department: Special Education
Program: Special Education


The Education Specialist Certificate in Special Education (Ed.S.) certificate program is specially designed to provide an opportunity for advanced study of the principles, theories, and practices in special education. Applicants who already have obtained a master’s degree in special education may be considered to pursue this advanced certificate. The Ed.S. may be appropriate for individuals who intend to engage in providing direct support to individuals, coordinate or supervise programs, or provide in-service or pre-service specialized training.

Application Deadlines

Application Deadline for Domestic Applicants:
Rolling Admissions

Application Deadline for International Applicants:
Spring Semester
Priority: May 1 (for scholarship consideration)

Summer Semester
Domestic Applicants: March 1
International Applications: Dec. 1

Fall Semester
Priority: March 1 (for scholarship consideration)
Final: May 1
Post-offer materials: Must be received June 1

Susan Copeland, Ph.D. 
Program Coordinator
Special Education
Hokona Hall 258