Education Specialist (Special Education)

Our Education Specialist Mild-to-Moderate Credential program is a 32-unit curriculum that provides candidates with learning opportunities in a wide range of settings and service options for students with disabilities. This credential Credential will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful and rewarding career teaching and providing services to students in grades K–12 in California with:

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Emotional disturbances
  • Mild-to-moderate intellectual disabilities
  • Other health impairments (including ADD and ADHD) 

Program Details

Program Duration

12-18 months (full-time), part-time available

Learning Environment

In-person*, 2-3 times a week, Monday-Thursday, late afternoon/evening classes.
*currently remote learning.

Average Class Size

12-20 learners per cohort. Cohort members in the program form a learning community. Your success starts with connections.