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Program at a Glance

Program at a Glance

Online Certificate
Community Innovation and Education
18 Credit Hours
$327.32 per credit hour
$1,151.72 per credit hour
US World News Most Innovative College 2020
US World News Best Grad School Education 2022

Impact the special education community.

Learners with special needs require a special level of attention, care, and support. Engage with the diverse needs and learning objectives of special education students when you earn your certificate online. Regardless of the environment in which you teach — including public schools, private schools, childcare facilities or other institutions — you’ll increase your career prospects and have a powerful impact in the lives of your students and their families.

Through UCF Online’s special education online courses, you’ll study instructional strategies, assessment and curriculum prescriptions for the exceptional population, methods of behavioral management and more. As a result, you’ll be prepared to develop curriculum that is sensitive to diverse learning needs. Upon completion, you’ll have the foundation you need to create unforgettable learning experiences in a safe, positive environment.

This certificate program is designed specifically for out-of-field teachers and students who have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Through the program, you’ll complete coursework required for special education certification in the State of Florida. To take the next step in supporting special education students, get started today.

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Career Opportunities

  • early intervention specialist
  • educational diagnostician
  • educator
  • exceptional education teacher
  • instructional assistant
  • special education administrator
  • special education teacher