Online Advanced Certificates in Students with Disabilities

Now accepting applications!
Deadline April 15, 2020 - Apply Now

Grades 1-6 OR Grades 7-12

FOR CURRENTLY CERTIFIED NEW YORK STATE CLASSROOM TEACHERS

  • FULLY ONLINE
  • Complete in One Year
  • Grades 1 - 6 : 16 - 19 cr.
  • Grades 7 - 12: 13 - 16 cr.
  • Fieldwork Intensive (15 hrs per course plus 60 hour Practicum)

Courses: June 2020 - May 2021

SPED 5000K Introduction to Inclusive Education
SPED 5300K Positive Approaches to Challenging Behaviors for Students w/ Disabilities
SPED 5700G Practicum in Teaching Special Education & SPED 5701G Special Education Practicum Seminar

Grades 1- 6:

SPED 3700K Reading & Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities in Childhood Education
SPED 3900K Instructional Methods for Students with Disabilities in Childhood Education;
SPED 6100I Building Connections: Disabilities, Families, Schools and Communities

Grades 7 - 12:

SPED 3701K Reading & Writing Instruction for Students with Disabilities in Adolescent Education
SPED 3901K Instructional Methods for Students with Disabilities in Adolescent Education II

HOW TO APPLY

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
  • GRE official score report by August 1, 2020
  • Evidence of NYSED issued certification as a teacher
  • Three letters of reference (professional or academic)
  • Application fee of $75.00

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Admissions: Stacia Pusey, Assistant Dean of Enrollment & Student Services ( spusey@ccny.cuny.edu )
 
Online Program: Dr. Christopher Yawn, Program Faculty ( cyawn@ccny.cuny.edu )
 

Course Sequence for 2020-2021:

Summer 2020

  • ​SPED 5000K
  • SPED 6100I​

Fall 2020

  • ​SPED 3900K/3901K
  • SPED 5300K

Spring 2021

  • SPED 3700K/3701K
  • SPED 5700G
  • SPED 5701G