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🎓 42 credit certificate 🌐 100% online courses with required local field placements

Alternative Route to Teacher Certification – Special Education (Post-Baccalaureate)

For students who have already earned a baccalaureate degree at an accredited institution, UMaine Machias’ 42-credit certificate provides professional coursework in special education. Certificate earners will have the necessary credits to seek certification as a special education teacher (grades K–8 or 7–12) in the State of Maine. 

Students pursuing this certificate must meet the Maine Department of Education requirements for teacher certification.

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To view the curriculum for this certificate, visit the course catalog.


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