Special Education

 

Hunter’s School of Education boasts a wide range of master’s degree, advanced certificate, and post-master’s advanced certificate programs in Special Education. These nationally recognized programs prepare teachers to implement specially designed instruction for students with unique needs, and lead to New York State teacher certification. Graduates will have learn how to assess students, implement individualized interventions, and apply evidence-based practices to real-world situations. They are ready to succeed in a variety of educational settings, including public and private schools, general and special education programs, home programs, hospitals, clinics, health agencies, and residential facilities. A unique feature of our programs is the breadth of opportunities available, many of which offer dual certification. Each program includes coursework in cross-categorical core knowledge as well as disability-specific instruction. Professionals already working in the field will find our programs flexible, rigorous, and relevant to their specific career goals. For those entering a new career in special education, our programs provide excellent preparation for work across diverse cultures, languages, abilities, settings, age, and urban contexts.

Programs in Special Education include:

Adolescent Special Education

Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis (Advanced Certificate)

Blind and Visually Impaired

Childhood Special Ed: Behavior Disorders (Dual Certification)

Childhood Special Ed: Behavior Disorders for NYS Certified Teachers

Childhood Special Ed: Behavior Disorders (Advanced Certificate)

Childhood Special Ed: Learning Disabilities (Dual Certification)

Childhood Special Ed: Learning Disabilities for NYS Certified Teachers

Childhood Special Ed: Learning Disabilities (Advanced Certificate)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Dual Certification

Deaf and Hard of Hearing for NYS Certified Teachers

Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families (Early Childhood Special Education Dual Certification)

Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families (Early Childhood Special Education for NYS Certified Early Childhood Teachers)

Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families (Early Childhood Special Education Advanced Certificate)

Gifted Education Extension (Advanced Certificate)

Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Childhood Special Education: Behavior Disorders

Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Childhood Special Education: Learning Disabilities

Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Early Childhood Special Education

Severe/Multiple Disabilities