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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Learning Sci & Educ Research
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The Graduate Certificate in Supporting High Needs Populations offers additional education and training to the educational professional who works in urban settings.

The program is comprised of two graduate courses that address critical issues associated with life in urban schools and two graduate-level specialization electives tailored to personal areas of concentration.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Summer
April 1
Fall
July 1

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Career Opportunities

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