University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Education and Human Sciences

Intellectual, Sensor & Developmental Disabilities Certificate



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Intellectual, Sensor & Developmental Disabilities Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

Nationally, there is an under-addressed need for skilled practitioners who have an understanding of the complex educational needs of children and youth with concomitant and challenging intellectual, sensory and developmental disabilities (ISDD). We're dedicated to research and teaching that advances the quality of intervention practices designed for children and youth with unique and multiple disabilities, their families and the collaborative work relationships needed to implement them successfully. Faculty provide direction and management for this innovative, cross-disciplinary program.

Expertise includes:

Visual impairments and blindness

Early childhood development and disabilities

Deafness and hearing loss


Severe disabilities

Consultation and collaboration

Practitioners in the following areas qualify for this program:

Special education

Early childhood education

Speech-language pathology

Educational psychology

School administration

Other related majors


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913. Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

International Student Requirements:

If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 15

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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