Deaf Education Multiple Disabilities - Graduate Certificate
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
The Deaf Education Multiple Disabilities certificate combines coursework from several special education programs. This program is for students enrolled in a deaf education degree program or who have earned teaching licensure in deaf education.
To be eligible for this certificate program, students must have completed, or be in the process of completing (concurrently) teaching licensure in Deaf Education. Undergraduate students will complete courses at the 40000 level and graduate students will complete courses at the 50000 level.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Official transcript(s)
- Goal Statement and professional objectives
- Two letters of recommendation
- Current enrollment in a Deaf Education degree program or evidence of a current Deaf Education teaching license.
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
Graduate Certificate Policy for the College of Education, Health and Human Services
- Students seeking a graduate certificate must maintain a minimum 3.000 grade point average. A graduate certificate student who receives a combination of more than 8 credit hours of B- or lower grades, or more than 4 credit hours of grades lower than C is subject to dismissal. Students who are unable to maintain academic standards of the College are subject to dismissal for academic reasons. Grades of C- or below are not counted toward completion of the certificate.
- Certificates must be completed within six years after the first graduate enrollment.
- No more than 2 credit hours of workshop may be used toward a certificate.
- Before being eligible to be awarded a Certificate, students must be admitted to the Certificate program.
- Students currently in a graduate degree program may also apply to a certificate program. Their degree seeking coursework may be applied to the certificate coursework with advisor approval. The courses must be completed within six years and satisfy certificate course requirements.
- Students who have a previous graduate degree and are not currently seeking another graduate degree may transfer a maximum 6 credit hours with advisor approval. These credits may include hours from another KSU program, or from another accredited institution, if the following conditions are met: (1) courses were at the graduate level; (2) a grade of "A" or "B" was earned; (3) credit will be less than six years old at the time the certificate is conferred at Kent; and (4) student was admitted as a graduate student at the time the course was taken.
- Some program areas may be more restrictive. Students are advised to consult their program.
|SPED 53050||CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MILD/MODERATE INTERVENTION NEEDS||3|
|SPED 53051||CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION NEEDS||3|
|SPED 53070||PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING FOR TRANSITIONS||3|
|SPED 53080||ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES||3|
|SPED 63996||INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 1||1-3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||13-15|
Credit hours required to be determined with faculty advisor in consideration of previous professional experiences.
- Students declared in a doctoral degree should enroll in the doctoral level version of these courses, if offered.
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