Graduate Certificate in Intervention and Instruction

This certificate prepares personnel to effectively implement evidenced-based practices for students with special needs. It enables educators to integrate all areas of curriculum to effectively assess and develop social competence benchmarks for students with special needs.


Students complete a set 12 hour (4 courses) program of study. Courses can be taken in any order. Students eligible for the certificate program must hold a bachelor’s degree in the field of education, special education, or related services.  Eligible students may or may not be concurrently enrolled in a graduate program.

Required Courses (12 Hours Total)
SPC_ED 7320Assessment and Evaluation in Special Education3
SPC_ED 7370Literacy in Special Education3
SPC_ED 7380Methods in Cross-Categorical Special Education4
SPC_ED 8330Advanced Teaching Mathematics in Special Education3

Online Graduate Program Director: Dr. Jena Randolph
Special Education
Graduate Student Services
303 Townsend Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
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