This certificate program is for teachers who possess either a: Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing, or Standard NJ teaching certificate in a grade level or content area in regular education. Graduate students who intend to apply for admission and are interested taking classes, can take the three first classes on a non-matriculated basis if they have not already exhausted the 9 credit limit for non-matriculated graduate students. Advisor: Dr. Kelly McNealmcnealk1@wpunj.edu Entry Requirements beginning September 2018In addition to the University's admission requirements: A standard instructional license or CEAS in regular education Cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.75 on 4.00 scale One letter of recommendation from an educator Interview Required Coursework: Foundational Courses (Required Credits: 21)The following courses are required for certification: Credits SPC 5010 Introduction to Special Education 3 SPC 5710 Specially Designed Instruction 3 SPC 5640 Managing Challenging Behaviors 3 SPC 5830 Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology 3 SPC 5730 Literacy: Advanced Instructional Content and Strategies 3 SPC 5850 Co-Teaching and Collaboration 3 SPC 6750 Assessment of Learning in Clinical Practice 3 Entry Requirements prior to September 2018 Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university Standard New Jersey Teaching Certificate OR New Jersey C.E.A.S. in general education Completed Graduate Admissions Application Form Letter of recommendation from an educator Please allow 4-6 weeks for applications to be processed. View Program Requirements & Courses Exit Requirements Maintain 3.0 G.P.A. Completion of program requirements. Click here for the Office of Education Enrollment and Certification.