Special Education: K-12 Teachers of Students with Disabilities Certificate Student
College of Education & Liberal Arts

Graduate Certificate in Special Education: K-12 Teachers of Students with Disabilities

Help Children with Disabilities Succeed in the Classroom

Wilmington University’s focused graduate certificate in special education enables educators to work in K-12 classrooms that include students with disabilities. You’ll learn instructional strategies that will help meet the varying needs of your students.

Targeted Courses Led by Experienced Educators

Under the direction of engaged, experienced special educators, you will learn techniques that will help you differentiate instruction for students with varied disabilities, collaborate with parents, and Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/504 teams.

Enhanced Career Opportunity

Employers appreciate teachers who bring real-world experiences and broad knowledge to the classroom, so whether considering a first-time teaching career or choosing a different teaching focus, earning a special education certificate can lead to meaningful careers.

Recognized Graduates

Our education programs prepare you to design learning experiences that account for individual differences and ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment. As a result of that preparedness, many of our graduates have been recognized for excellence in teaching.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Careers Related to the Special Education Certificate

  • Special Education Teachers
  • Teachers
  • Teacher Assistants
  • Tutors

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