Graduate Certificates Offered through the College of Education

Applied Behavior Analysis (BCBA®)

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Texas Tech University's College of Education offers an online Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate that is designed to meet the BCBA® programmatic requirements. The coursework is available as a stand-alone certificate or as an area of emphasis with an online Master of Education in Special Education.

Autism

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The coursework for a Certificate in Autism is available both as a stand-alone certificate or an area of emphasis with the Master of Education in Special Education. Either way, the classes are completely online.

Dual Sensory Impairment

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The coursework for the Dual Sensory Impairment Certificate is available both as a stand-alone certificate or an area of emphasis with theMaster of Education in Special Education. One weekend of on-campus instruction serves as a supplement to your online education, ensuring that you get the best of both worlds: a program you can complete from wherever you are and a personal relationship with instructors and other students.

Special Education Transition

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The transition from school to employment, postsecondary education or independent living can be difficult for anyone, especially individuals with disabilities. The coursework required for Texas Tech University's online Graduate Certificate in Special Education Transition is designed to prepare people to help individuals with disabilities make this transition.

Higher Education Administration

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The Graduate Certification in Higher Education Administration offers opportunities for any individual interested in working in colleges and universities to hone their skills by taking coursework that focuses on the current trends and methodologies in the higher education administration sector. A minimum of 15 semester credit hours is required for certification.

  • TTU Campus
  • Contact: (806) 834-5722
  • Apply

Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Provides graduate students with specialized knowledge and strategies to use with the growing population of students with autism who also have a sensory impairment (visual impairment, hearing impairment, or deafblindness). Can be undertaken during a master's or post-bacalaureate certification program or as a stand-alone certificate.

  • Contact: 742-1997 ext. 247
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Developmental Literacy

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The Developmental Literacy Certificate consists of five courses that prepare individuals to teach literacy in post-secondary settings such as community college, adult literacy, adult basic education, and G.E.D. preparation programs. Courses completed for the Developmental Literacy Certificate may be applied to a master’s degree.