Apr 21, 2021
The Interdisciplinary Language and Literacy Intervention graduate certificate provides advanced coursework focused on evidence-based knowledge, skills, and resources for individuals who work with students who have high-intensity needs. This collaborative and inter-professional graduate certificate address competencies for an intervention specialist from the Council for Exceptional Students (CEC) and from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). This certificate is designed to meet the needs of educators and speech-language pathologists who use school-based and classroom instructional data to meet the instructional and intervention needs of all students, including at-risk and struggling students, beyond the typical, initial classroom instruction within a multi-tiered system of supports.
This certificate will provide an advanced, multi-disciplinary theoretical approach and applied knowledge base to experienced educators and speech-language pathologists.
Coursework focuses on knowledge, skills and competencies for professionals working with students within an intervention framework. The Interdisciplinary Language and Literacy Intervention certificate is a multi-disciplinary approach and includes competencies from exceptional student education, communication disorders, reading education, and English as a Second Language (ESOL) education. The graduate courses provide an opportunity for students to complete the Interdisciplinary Language and Literacy Intervention graduate certificate beyond the undergraduate degree. Should a student wish to earn a master’s degree, education specialist degree, or doctoral degree, the courses in the certificate could be applied to one of several degree programs in the College of Community Innovation and Education or in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program (housed in the College of Health Professions and Sciences) with the permission of their advisor.
The Interdisciplinary Language and Literacy Intervention certificate requires four courses (12 credit hours total).
Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree
Required Courses: 12 Credit Hours
Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
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|*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.|
Mary Little PhD
Dena Slanda PhD
Exceptional Student Education
Linda I. Rosa-Lugo EdD
College of Health Professions and Sciences
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Millican Hall 230
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112
ETS PPI: 5233