University of the Cumberlands

Online Programs

Special Education (LBD P-12) Certification



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Special Education (LBD P-12) Certification

Format: Online

Program Description:

The University of the Cumberlands Alternative Certification in Special Education (LBD) with Certification P-12 is designed to accept graduate candidates who have a bachelor's degree with little or no teacher preparation coursework or a teaching degree with no certification in special education. The curriculum for this degree will include a special education curriculum with a strong classroom management and discipline component along with teaching methods. The program utilizes a blended approach with on-line learning, directed study, distance learning seminars, and a mentorship support. Mentors will serve as role models and provide a 'safety net' for the students. A field component affords practical application to classroom settings and the standards application.


Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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