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Certificate of Graduate Study - Elementary or Secondary Mild/Moderate Disabilities

This program offers an accelerated path to special education certification in mild/moderate disabilities at the elementary or secondary levels.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completed application form accompanied by a fifty-dollar nonrefundable fee.
  2. Copies of all official graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
  3. Professional license (elementary or secondary general education certificate).
  4. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in professional coursework.
  5. Three candidate reference forms accompanied by letters of recommendation related to education and experience in special education or related field.
  6. A performance-based evaluation that documents the candidate’s education and experience with individuals with exceptionalities if possible.
  7. Professional goals essay that describes candidate’s commitment to the field of Elementary or Secondary Special Education, cultural awareness, collaboration, and life-long learning.
  8. An interview may be required.
Marie Lynch
Professor
Horace Mann 059
(401) 456-8763
mlynch@ric.edu

Course Requirements

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Page last updated: November 15, 2019