Special Education - General Curriculum - Add-On Endorsement - Graduate Certificate

Special Education - General Curriculum - Add-On Endorsement - Graduate Certificate

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2020 through summer 2021. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Upon completion of this program, the Add-On Endorsement in Special Education General Curriculum is an option for those who:

1. Have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and

2. Hold a current teaching license issued by the Virginia Board of Education in one of the following endorsement areas:

  • - Elementary Education
  • - Middle Grades Education with endorsement(s) in English, history and social sciences, mathematics, or science
  • - Secondary Grades Education with endorsement(s) in English, history and social sciences, mathematics, biology, chemistry, Earth science, or physics

This Special Education General Curriculum Add-on Endorsement only applies to the grade band of the initial license (e.g., Elementary Education).

Core Courses
EDSP 521Foundations of Exceptionality3
EDSP 524Collaborating for Successful Inclusive Classrooms3
EDSP 525Transition and Assessment for Exceptional Learners 1,23
EDUC 530Teaching Mathematics3
EDUC 554Reading and Language Acquisition3
Total Hours15
Field Experience Course
EDSP 688Initial Licensure Practicum in Special Education II 1,2,30
Total Hours0

Notes

  • Students who want to apply certificate courses to a graduate degree program will have to abide by the GPA and grade requirements of that degree
  • No course substitutions allowed in the certificate

Completion Requirements

  • 15 total hours
  • All courses must be completed through Liberty University
  • 2.0 GPA
  • No grade of D may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Certificate must be completed within 3 years
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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