Education Specialist Program

The Education Specialist Instruction Credential authorizes the holder to provide instruction and special education support as well as conduct Educational Assessments related to student's access to the academic core curriculum. Support services can be provided according to the credential holder's area of specialization in the following settings:

  • Resource rooms or services
  • Special education settings
  • General education settings
  • Special schools
  • Home/hospital settings
  • State hospitals
  • Development centers
  • Correctional facilities
  • Non-public school/agencies
  • Non-sectarian schools/agencies
  • Alternative/Non-traditional instructional
  • Public school settings

Programs offered lead to Certificates of Eligibility and/or the Preliminary Credential in three specialties:

  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Mild/Moderate Disabilities Specialist (M/M)
  • Moderate/Severe Disabilities Specialist (M/S)

Eligible candidates may also add a multiple subject credential, pending consultation with a program advisor.

Career Options

  • Pre-K - 12 Teacher (depending on specialization)
  • Consultant
  • Evaluator
  • Manager

Programs Offered

Education Specialist Credentials

Additional Information

Credential Program Information Session Type
Special Education Credential Programs Information Session pdf

Teaching Credentials
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