Temporary Special Education Certificate

Certification

S A C S C A S I Accredited Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
Program Detail

Next Start Date

August 15

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

15

Course Length

6-8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$325

Alabama Teaching Certification

Yes

Degree Overview

Alabama is currently facing a shortage of special education teachers. With the online Temporary Special Education Certificate approach at the University of West Alabama, you can respond to this call and gain the skills required to teach collaborative special education in just one year.

The requirements for this approach include completing five courses and securing employment as a collaborative special education teacher at the 6 – 12th grade level for a minimum of one year. This allows you to complete the requirements for a Class B certificate and prepare for the Special Education: Core Knowledge & Applications Praxis exam while gaining hands-on experience working with special education students. A complete list of the requirements to pursue this Class B certification approach can be found here.

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Who is this degree for?

  • Individuals who have completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a 2.5 GPA or higher in any discipline and want to immediately respond to Alabama’s shortage of special education teachers.
  • Individuals who want to teach special education at the 6-12th grade level.
Program Detail

Next Start Date

August 15

Est. Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

15

Course Length

6-8 weeks

Cost Per Credit

$325

Alabama Teaching Certification

Yes

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Course Details

Total Hours: 15

Admissions

Your experience at the University of West Alabama is designed to be as straightforward and convenient as possible. From the moment you apply, you’ll receive step-by-step guidance from an enrollment counselor. And once you’re in your program, you’ll have a personal success coach who can answer your questions and help with anything you need.

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Tuition

Tuition for the online Temporary Special Education Certificate program is $325 per credit hour. There is a $60 technology fee each semester.

The University of West Alabama is dedicated to keeping education costs affordable and providing students with a full range of grants, scholarships and loans. Approximately 80% of UWA students receive some type of financial aid to support their studies. To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The school code for UWA is 001024.

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UWA may accept up to 9 hours at the Graduate level for matching courses and curriculums for most programs.

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