Childhood Special Education Certificate

Campus: NYC, Westchester


This 18-credit post-master’s program prepares teachers of children (grades 1–6) to educate all students in inclusive elementary classes. It enables teachers with childhood certification to obtain New York State Certification as a Childhood Special Education Specialist. Pace University is one of the few universities in New York to offer the courses required for this additional, and highly desirable, certification.

Certificate Requirements

Course Requirements
ED 671Assessment, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Instructional Planning2,3
EDG 618Individual Program Planning3
EDG 607Supporting Positive Behavior and Autonomy3
ED 679Practicum in Special Education3-6
TCH 211AChild Abuse and Violence Prevention0
TCH 211DDASA- Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools, Prevention & Intervention0
ED 677Literacy for Children with Special Needs3
Elec 000Elective3
Total Credits18

Gainful Employment Disclosure for students in an approved non-degree certificate program.