Special Education - Autism/Severe Disabilities Graduate Certificate Admission

Please refer to the Certificate Admissions Process section for general admission information.* For admission to the Special Education - Autism/Severe Disabilities Graduate Certificate program, applicants should:

1. Submit a Graduate Application

A $35 non-refundable application fee is required.

2. Submit an official transcript or transcripts verifying completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university

  • Electronically or
  • Sent directly from the school of attendance in a sealed envelope to:

    Wilmington University
    31 Read's Way
    New Castle, DE 19720-6491

Note: In order to receive  financial aid official transcripts must be on file.  To determine if your desired graduate certificate program is eligible to receive financial aid please click here.

3. Submit a valid United States teaching certificate

4. Submit a current resume including number of years' teaching experience

6. International students must provide results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) that meet the current minimum score requirements**

**NOTE: International students must complete all admission requirements before being accepted to Wilmington University. Please review the requirements at International Student Admission.

7. Program Planning Conference

All documents required for admission should be sent to admissions@wilmu.edu

*In addition to general admissions requirements, admission to this certificate requires applicants to have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for coursework completed during the most recent two years of the applicant’s general education, whether secondary or post-secondary, OR approval from the Program Chair.

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