Prepare for Arizona Special Education Mild-Moderate Disabilities (grades K-12) certification. This post-degree program applies to students who have Elementary, Secondary, or Special Education teacher certification. Courses emphasize professional teaching standards, technology, diversity and current teaching theory, and include supervised and directed field experiences. A program GPA of 3.0 or higher is required for graduation.
Before enrolling in this program, you must see a program coordinator, attend an information session, and meet the following admission requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Institution
- Passing score on NES Special Education Exam (Intern Pathway candidates)
- Valid Arizona Identify Verified Fingerprint (IVP) Clearance Card
- Elementary or Secondary Teaching Certificate
What can I do with this certificate?
Career Options: Special Education Mild-Moderate Disabilities K-12 Teacher.
Academic Options: Continue your education with post-degree work in education offered by Pima.
Program Manager/Department Chair: 520-206-5144
Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRDESD/9ESD
Conditional Enrollment Program:
You will be eligible to enroll in EDC/ESE courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.