Special Education Leadership, Certificate | Part time online | University of Cincinnati | United States
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Special Education Leadership

12 months
6590 USD/year
6410 USD/year
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The Special Education Leadership graduate certificate at the University of Cincinnati provides current and future administrators with a skill set to lead inclusive schools and address the educational needs of students with disabilities.


About the course

This certificate is a collaboration between Educational Leadership programs and Special Education programs, providing school administrators with foundational knowledge as they pursue excellence in research, teaching, and service that addresses real world challenges and opportunities that creates positive change in an inclusive environment for students with disabilities.

The stand alone online Special Education Leadership certificate plan of study at the University of Cincinnati was created to better address the needs of current and future administrators who are in need of additional training in special education administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Leadership Theory
  • Overview of Special Education Law
  • Foundations, Trends, and Issues in Special Education Leadership
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Promoting Positive Behaviors
  • Transition to Work Endorsement: Legal and Ethical Foundations
  • Transition to Work Endorsement: Collaboration and Teaming
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory to Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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12 SCH



Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency.
  • At least a B average (3.0/4.0 system) in relevant undergraduate course work or otherwise give evidence of promise that is judged satisfactory by the admitting program and the Graduate School.
  • 1 letter of recommendation 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3295 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3205 USD per semester during 12 months.


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