Post Baccalaureate Special Education Generalist Endorsement Certificate

The post baccalaureate certificate is offered on the University of Portland campus for licensed teachers who already hold a bachelor's degree.

The special education generalist endorsement advances teachers' abilities to assess special needs children and develop and design appropriate instructional support for these children. 

Post Baccalaureate Special Education Generalist Endorsement Certificate Requirements - 18 hrs

ED 503 Language and Communication: Support and Strategies (3 hrs)
ED 504 School, Parent, and Community Relations (3 hrs)
ED 505 Behavior Support: Consultative and Collaboration (3 hrs)
ED 506 Academic Assessments: Curriculum and Instruction for Diverse Learners (3 hrs)
ED 508 Functional Assessment: Curriculum, and Instruction for Diverse Learners (3 hrs)
ED 568 Special Education Practicum P-12 (3 hrs)

Course descriptions are available in the University of Portland Bulletin

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Program Contact

Anne Rasmussen
Academic Specialist for Graduate Programs and Licensure

Note: The special education generalist endorsement is also offered as a specialty option in the master of education (MEd) program and as a post master's certificate.