Advanced Certificate in Students with Disabilities

Advanced Certificate in Students with Disabilities

Total Credits 
Grades 1-6, with initial certification: 18 credits
Grades 7-12, with initial certification: 18 credits
One evening each week and after school practica
Core Program Duration 
Two semesters
Instructors with real-world experience as teachers and administrators
About the Program 

Medaille's advanced certificate in special education in Buffalo, NY is designed for students who hold a master’s degree and are eligible for certification. This 18-credit program requires you to take state-mandated coursework and demonstrate practical teaching abilities, all in just two semesters. Take the next step in your career, earn your post-master’s advanced certificate in students with disabilities.

What can you do with this degree?
Medaille Alumni have gone on to careers as
What can you do with this degree? 
Students with Disabilities Teachers
Disability Support Services Coordinators
Behavior Technicians
Developmental Assistants
Educational Support Services Assistants
Job Coaches

Program Format 

Students attend classes one evening each week

Complete your program in just two semesters

Practica occur after school hours

Fall-only start


At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000)
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  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available



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