The Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Interventions and Supports is designed for current or prospective education professionals who want to expand their knowledge of interventions and supports for individuals from birth through adulthood who engage in challenging behaviors that make inclusion in school and community-based settings a challenge. This certificate program can be pursued individually or may be completed concurrently with the M.Ed. in Early and Special Education.
BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS AND SUPPORTS
A prospective student may apply at any time and should follow the general graduate application procedure for degree-seeking students (see Graduate Admissions Policies). Admission to the program is based on:
- Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.
- A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office.
- An undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree.
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
- Letter of application including the following: (a) a description of your career goals and professional interests and how the Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Interventions and Supports will help you attain them, and (b) an explanation of why you are choosing the Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Interventions and Supports and why you will be a successful graduate student.
- Two email contacts of professionals who can speak of the applicant’s ability to work with individuals with diverse learning and behavior needs.
|Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Interventions and Supports|
|Course Number and Title||Credits|
|ED-ESP 512 Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in Early Childhood or|
ED-ESP 554 Positive Behavior Programs
|ED-ESP 517 School-wide Behavior Support||3|
|ED-ESP 518 Intensive, Individualized Behavior Support||3|
|ED-ESP 548 Autism Spectrum Disorders||3|
|ED-ESP 559 Collaboration and Leadership in Special Education||3|
|ED-ESP 560 Single-case Research Design||3|
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You can visit the Behavioral Interventions and Supports web page to view additional information.
In order to be considered for the Behavioral Interventions and Supports program, the Graduate application, official transcripts, and all related admission materials and requirements must be turned in by:
Final: July 1
Final: November 1
Final: April 1