Our Education Specialist Credential program is a rigorous and specialized credential program that will prepare you to teach mild to moderate special education students. It emphasizes personal interaction integrated within the theoretical framework of social and educational justice.
Know and understand various types of disabilities and their causes
Design, adapt and differentiate instruction for students with a wide range of abilities and disabilities
Design and implement positive behavior support plans for students’ behavioral challenges
Administer and interpret a wide variety of assessment instruments for referral and progress monitoring of struggling students and students with mild to moderate disabilities.
Our program allows students to:
Complete the program in only 11 months
Attend classes only two nights per week
Learn in a well-mentored cohort program
Get classroom training, case study work and field experience
Unlike the crowded classrooms at public universities and online programs, the Education Specialist Credential emphasizes small class sizes, one-on-one interaction, and the development of interpersonal skills that bring out the character so inherent in what makes for a passionate and well-prepared special education teacher. University of Redlands professors are interested in seeing all students reach their potential – and that includes our own teacher candidates.
Click here to view the most recent Title II Annual Institutional Report Card and passage rates for the various programs offered in the state of California.
Courses meet M/W
All courses meet T/TH
The Education Specialist Teaching Credential program is taught in an intimate setting, where you will learn in a well-mentored cohort group and receive classroom training, case study work and field experience in the area of special education. A rigorous and specialized program, this 11-month experience will prepare you to teach mild to moderate special education students.
Join our workshop for future K-12 teachers, counselors and administrators.