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The Learning Disabilities graduate certificate program is designed for K-12 professionals and educators in schools, non-profit, or church ministries who serve those with special needs in a leadership or teaching capacity.  The purpose of this certificate program is to improve the confidence of professionals working with diverse populations when it involves identification, assessment, instruction, and behavior management.  Whether you currently function in the classroom or provide leadership for other professionals in these roles, the Learning Disabilities certificate will help prepare you for greater effectiveness with your students and peers.  If you do hold a current teaching license, these certificate courses can be submitted to the state department to pursue add-on licensure in Learning Disabilities. 

More information regarding the endorsement through the state department can be found at State Certificate Regulations.


What you will learn:


  • Steps to refer and identify students in the area of learning disabilities
  • Assessment strategies to identify and instruct students with learning disabilities
  • Practical classroom methods and instructional practices
  • Behavior management strategies
  • Best practices in reading instruction for students with learning disabilities


Who should enroll:


  • K-12 educators
  • Principals and instructional coaches
  • Homeschool instructors
  • Ministers and Christian educators
  • School leaders

EDU 6600 Characteristics of Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
EDU 6620 Methods and Procedures for Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
EDU 6640 Behavior Management (3 credits)
EDU 6650 Teaching Reading in General or Special Education (3 credits)

Upon completion of coursework, you will be awarded a Learning Disabilities certificate from North Greenville University carrying the weight of 12 university credit hours.

Enrollment is a breeze! To enroll in this certificate program, complete the application under APPLY below. No transcripts for previous studies are required for entry. With 5 start dates per year, you can begin when it is convenient for you

This certificate is 12 hours of university credit at the graduate level. Acceptance to this program does not guarantee acceptance into the full NGU graduate degree program. A separate application process must be completed for entry into a full graduate degree program.

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