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The College of St. Scholastica

You will have the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in special education and develop effective strategies. The course projects and practices will prepare you to apply your understanding right away.

This certificate is an elective option in our 100% online Master of Education program.

Who should enroll in this certificate program?

  • School administrators
  • Classroom teachers
  • Allied health professionals that work in school settings and with students with disabilities (Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, School Nurse, School Social Workers)
  • Curriculum specialists
  • Other educational professionals
  • Others who would benefit from the curriculum

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  • Detailed program overview
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  • Individual admissions support

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Degree Details

Tuition

Tuition: $444/credit*


* Tuition rates are for the 2022-23 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change. View the 2021-2022 tuition rates.

Curriculum

Visit our Catalog to view the program and course requirements, and learning outcomes. All courses in the certificate program may be applied to the master’s degree. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Certificate credits can also be applied toward Special Education Academic and Behavioral Strategist License (if you are currently a licensed teacher in Minnesota).

Admission Information

Visit our admissions page for information about transcripts, online application, international admissions and financing.

Admission Deadlines

The Master in Education has a rolling enrollment process that allows an applicant to start at the beginning of any eight-week term. Please talk with your admissions counselor to obtain more specific dates.

Eligibility

New Students
  • B.A./B.S. degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of at least 2.8
Note: Meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.
Returning Students

A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.

Meet Our Faculty

Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators

Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty’s commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.