Post-Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education

The University of Saskatchewan, Department of Educational Psychology & Special Education, in partnership with the Centre for Continuing & Distance Education, offers a Post-Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education. The course content was developed based on the International Council for Exceptional Children’s Standards for Entry into the profession. Designing a curriculum that addresses these standards requires an array of courses to fully prepare the special needs professional to meet the demands of this challenging and growing area of specialization. This certificate is comprised of 30 credit units of special education classes, completion of which allows you to become qualified to teach special education based on Saskatchewan Learning requirements. Approved by the Ministry of Education as an Additional Qualification Certificate, this certificate enables teachers to upgrade their classification.

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