Special Education

Post-Master's Graduate Certificate Programs at Notre Dame of Maryland University are available in professional and academic subjects. Certificate Programs do not equate to a graduate degree program but rather demonstrate mastery in a specific area of interest or topic.  Students must have earned both the Baccalaureate and Master's degree before admission to this Program of Study is granted.

Students who have a Master’s degree and desire to obtain a Certificate of Special Education should enroll in the following courses:

SPE-526       Special Education for the Classroom Teacher (3)
SPE-543       Assessment of Special Needs Populations (Secondary) (3) OR
SPE-544       Assessment of Special Needs Populations (Elementary) (3)
SPE-546       Methods of Teaching Students with Special Needs (3)
SPE-570       Individualizing the Curriculum: Strategies for Holistic Intervention (Elementary) (3) OR
SPE-571       Vocational Skills in Special Education Methods (Secondary) (3)
SPE-576       Communication Skills for the School-Based Professional (3)