Teacher of Students with Disabilities Graduate Endorsement

Requirements (21 credits)
EDS-502Autism: Characteristics, Etiology, and Current Issues3
EDS-535Technology and Students with Disabilities3
EDS-537Collaborating with Families, Students, and Professionals in Community and Educational Settings3
EDS-500Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDS-534Classroom Management in Inclusive Settings3
EDS-552Methods of Teaching Students with Disabilities3
EDS-572Assessment Strategies and Applications in the Classroom3
Total Credits21
  1. Possess or be eligible for a standard or provisional New Jersey instructional certificate with an endorsement appropriate to the subject or grade level to be taught.
  2. Possession of a bachelor’s degree in a field leading to teacher licensure, health services, psychology, or social work from an accredited institution and have achieved a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see New Jersey Department of Education for details) and a minimum 3.0 in the undergraduate major.
  3. Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation related to the applicant’s competence for this graduate program and professional work.
  4. Applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or more explaining why applicant wishes to pursue a Teacher of Students with Disabilities endorsement.
  5. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts.