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Are you ready to specialize your teaching practices and build upon your pedagogical expertise? Start your journey toward obtaining your professional certification now.

Become an expert in Special Education by earning your master’s degree! Set yourself apart by earning your Multiple and Severe Disabilities annotation. Invest in your career, character, and students.

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Do you need questions about the program and the admissions process answered? Reach out via email at age-admissions@roberts.edu or schedule an appointment with our Adult & Graduate Enrollment Representative.

Start Terms

  • August 26, 2024
    Online only
  • January 6, 2025
    Online only
  • May 5, 2025
    Online only

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Program Details

8-week semesters

16-28 months

Under 20 students

Professional Certification 33 credits
Initial Certification 36 credits
Initial Certification with a Concentration in Multiple and Severe Disabilities 39 credits


Career Outlook


  • Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher

Schools & Employers

  • Rochester City School District
  • Charter Schools
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Program Highlights

Multiple and Severe Disabilities annotation

Various program tracks depending on initial certification

In-depth study of brain functions and practices that increase learning connections

Focus on digital and assistive technology to increase student engagement

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