Group advising sessions focusing on general program information for the preliminary credential program and the application process are held at various times throughout the semester. For a current list of dates, times & locations please visit the Office of Student Services Group Advising website.
If you are interested in taking courses this Fall, 2014 or Spring, 2015 the only option is to take them through Open University through College of Extended Studies.
Open University students will be considered by the instructor of each course and permission to take a class will be provided ONLY if there is space available.
Courses that can be taken through Open University include prerequisite courses for all credential programs.
For courses to meet the requirements for the Behavior Analysis Certification Board visit the Advanced Certificate in Behavior Analysis web page.
Information for the new certificate program offered through the Department of Special Education.
The Department of Special Education is committed to making a
difference for people with disabilities and their families by increasing
their success in schools, workplaces, and community settings. We train
the teachers that make that difference. Whether you are thinking of
becoming a teacher, specializing with a Master's, or culminating your
studies with a doctorate, the department of special education can help
you realize your goals.
The Department of Special Education offers Preliminary and Clear Education Specialist credentials, Masters Programs, and a joint doctoral program with Claremont College. Some programs are offered on the Imperial Valley campus as well. Areas of emphasis include:
The Department of Special Education recently received two large grants from the United States Department of Education to fund credential students in two areas: Autism & Transition (1.2 Million) and Bilingual Special Education for those who also wish to pursue a credential Multiple or Single Subjects Bilingual Credential in the Department of Policy Studies (1.6 Million). Find out more...
The Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Project Surfboard Laura J. Hall and Yasemin Turan-Qian Co-PDs
Masters students and Faculty Graduation 2014