Program Overview

The Special Education (K-12): Adapted Curriculum graduate certificate is a 21 credit hour graduate level program that meets the requirements for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Standard Professional I initial teaching license. The Adapted Curriculum is for those who have a desire to work with students with moderate to severe disabilities, autism, and/or multiple disabilities.

Who would benefit from this program?

  • The program is designed for current (Residency Teachers) and aspiring special education teachers who hold a Bachelor’s degree and are interested in obtaining a North Carolina teaching license.
  • The curriculum also supports residency teachers in North Carolina school districts who must enroll in a teacher preparation program while teaching.

What can I expect to learn in this program?

  • Teachers licensed in the Adapted Curriculum teach students with moderate to severe disabilities, autism, and/or multiple disabilities