Childhood Special Education – Behavior Disorders (Advanced Certificate)
Welcome to the Childhood Special Education – Behavior Disorders (Advanced Certificate) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the Childhood Special Education – Behavior Disorders (Advanced Certificate) program from acceptance to graduation.
This post-master’s, advanced certificate program in Childhood Special Education is designed for students with existing New York State certification in either Childhood Education Grades 1-6 or a different certification area of Special Education.
Earn at least 17 credits
- Elizabeth Klein, Faculty Advisor
- Nora McCormick, Administrative Advisor
Newly Accepted Students
Getting Started and Orientation
New Student Checklist
Welcome to the School of Education! Visit the Newly Accepted Students page for a checklist to get you started at Hunter College.
New Student Support
If at any point you need support, please reach out to our New Student Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment.
Students will attend three orientations to cover all the information needed to start your program:
- General New Student Orientation
- Program Advising Session
- Clinical Experiences and Fingerprinting Orientation
See “Program Related Events” for details about upcoming sessions.
Financing Your Degree
Visit the Financing Your Degree page for information.
Fingerprint Clearance Requirements
All students in teacher preparation programs as well as programs in school counseling need to be fingerprinted so that they are cleared to work with children in various settings including New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) public schools, charter networks, and other organizations. Visit the Fingerprinting page for requirements and procedures.
Students must consult with their faculty advisor to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes.. For technical registration support and troubleshooting, please visit the Register for Classes page.
Hunter College Catalog
To review descriptions of specific courses and academic progress standards for the program along with exit requirements please use the course catalog for the year you were admitted to the program.
Course Catalog Summer 2022 onward
Course Catalog prior to Summer 2022
Information is forthcoming.
Certification and Licensure
This program leads to Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.
Graduation is the official completion of your program and conferral of an academic degree. In order to graduate, students must apply for graduation using CUNYFirst the semester before the semester of their planned graduation and complete any outstanding requirements by the stated deadlines. Visit the Graduation and Commencement page for complete information.