Deaf Education Multiple Disabilities - Graduate Certificate

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2294
www.kent.edu/ehhs/ldes


Description

The Deaf Education Multiple Disabilities certificate combines coursework from several special education programs. This program is for students enrolled in a deaf education degree program or have earned teaching licensure in deaf education. Certificate graduates are eligible to earn certification from the Council for Education of the Deaf.

To be eligible for this certificate program, students must have completed, or are in the process of completing (concurrently) teaching licensure in Deaf Education. Undergraduate students will complete courses at the 40000 level and graduate students will complete courses at the 50000 level.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Graduate Certificates for the College of Education, Health and Human Services

  • Students seeking a graduate certificate must maintain a minimum 3.000 grade point average. A graduate certificate student who receives a combination of more than 8 credit hours of B or lower grades, or more than 4 credit hours of grades lower than C is subject to dismissal. Students who are unable to maintain academic standards of the College are subject to dismissal for academic reasons. Grades of C- or below are not counted toward completion of the certificate.
  • Certificates must be completed within six years after the first graduate enrollment.
  • No more than 2 credit hours of workshop may be used toward a certificate.
  • Before being eligible to be awarded a Certificate, students must be admitted to the Certificate program.
  • Students currently in a graduate degree program may also apply to a certificate program. Their degree seeking coursework may be applied to the certificate coursework with advisor approval. The courses must be completed within six years and satisfy certificate course requirements
  • Students who have a previous graduate degree and are not currently seeking another graduate degree may transfer a maximum 6 credit hours with advisor approval. These credits may include hours from another KSU program, or from another accredited institution, if the following conditions are met: (1) courses were at the graduate level; (2) a grade of "A" or "B" was earned; (3) credit will be less than six years old at the time the certificate is conferred at Kent; and (4) student was admitted as a graduate student at the time the course was taken.
  • Some program areas may be more restrictive. Students are advised to consult their program.

Certificate Requirements

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Certificate Requirements
SPED 53050CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MILD/MODERATE INTERVENTION NEEDS 3
SPED 53051CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION NEEDS 3
SPED 53070PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING FOR TRANSITIONS 3
SPED 53080ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 3
SPED 63996INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 11-3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:13-15
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Credit hours required to be determined with faculty advisor in consideration of previous professional experiences.

Graduation Requirements