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

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Freshman Students on the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven Regional Campuses of Kent State University. For more information on admissions, including additional requirements for some academic programs, visit the admissions website for new freshmen.

Freshman Students on the Regional Campuses:  Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, as well as the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score or minimum 48 PTE Academic score, or by completing the ELS level 112 Intensive Program. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

Transfer, Transitioning and Former Students: For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

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Certificate Requirements
SPED 43050CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MILD/MODERATE INTERVENTION NEEDS 3
SPED 43051CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION NEEDS 3
SPED 43070PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING FOR TRANSITIONS 3
SPED 43080ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 3
SPED 43996INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 11-3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:13-15
1

Credit hours required to be determined with faculty advisor in consideration of previous professional experience.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
2.000