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Post-Baccalaureate in Special Education, Learning Disabilities (K-12)

Walden University



Are you looking for an online certification program that will aid you in gaining the necessary skills that are needed for working with students with learning disabilities at the K-12 levels? Then the online Post-Baccalaureate in Special Education, Learning Disabilities (K-12) certification program from Walden University is an ideal program for you.

This fully online special education certification program's faculty have created a curriculum that will aid its students through the process of developing the adeptness that is needed for working with individuals who have a variety of different learning disabilities.

The focus of this online special education program is to provide proven teaching methods and practices to those teachers who are looking to promote the social and academic achievement of those students with learning abilities.

In line with the standards that are set by both the Council for Exceptional Children Standards and the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium, this online special education - learning disabilities program will:

  • Examine the characteristics of learning disabled youngsters in the context of characteristics of all types of learners
  • Learn how to plan for and support the individual needs and strengths of students with exceptionalities, in particular those who are learning disabled
  • Discover how to build collaborative relationships with parents and agencies to help promote learning in all content areas
  • Participate in supervised fieldwork and demonstration teaching to prepare you for the real-world life of a special education.

This online special education certification program can be complete in as little as 16 months, and is an excellent choice for those seeking a comparable teaching license in a state other than Minnesota, Walden's advisors can provide individuals with guidelines and other information about licensure. It remains the individual's responsibility to understand and comply with the out-of-state licensure requirements for the state in which he or she seeks to be licensed, as requirements vary state by state

Walden University makes no representation or guarantee that successful completion of any program or coursework will permit them to obtain state certification or licensure in their home state. Before Walden can recommend you for licensure to the Minnesota Board of Teaching, you must also pass the PRAXIS I and the PRAXIS II tests pertinent to your teaching content area.

All applicants must have an accredited bachelor's degree or higher.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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