Sep 23, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education Specialist: Mild/Moderate Disabilities Credential

All candidates participating in the Mild-Moderate Disabilities Program, offered by the Department of Special Education , are prepared on and evaluated with California Standards for Teaching Preparation. Disabilities in the mild-moderate category include specific learning disabilities, mild to moderate intellectual disability, other health impairment, and serious emotional disturbance.

Required Upper Division Coursework (6 Units)

Credential Requirements (39 units)

Total Units Required (39 units)

The 39 units required for the credential includes the 6 units of required upper division coursework.

Internship Option (18 units)

Candidates enrolled in this option are able to complete the credential program as an intern, which allows them employment as a special education teacher while taking courses at SJSU. Eligible applicants are encouraged to attend an Intern Orientation and to visit the Intern page for more information regarding this option.