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Certification in Learning and Behavior Disorders (LBD) enables you to teach students with mild to moderate LBD in grades P-12.

Upon successful completion of program requirements, candidates earn a Master’s of Arts in Education degree and will be recommended for certification in LBD Grades P-12.

ECE500 Educational Evaluation (3 hours)

ECE501 Behavior and Classroom Management of LBD Students (3 hours)

ECE502 Introduction to LBD (3 hours)

ECE503 Educational Programming for LBD (3 hours)

ECE504 Collaboration and Advocacy (3 hours)

ECE508 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders (3 hours)

ECE542 Using Technology to Remove Barriers for Students with Disabilities (3 hours)

ECE565 Typical and Atypical Behavior (3 hours)

ECE575A Field Studies in LBD Component 1 Part A (3 hours)

ECE575B Field Studies in LBD Component 1 Part B (3 hours)

ECE576 Field Studies in LBD Component II, Final Clinical Practice (3 hours) (for advanced candidates only)

ECE586 Final Clinical Practice (6 hours) (for initial candidates only)

EDU501 Teaching Reading and Writing (3 hours)

EDU509 Teaching Math in Elementary Grades (3 hours)

Tuition: $410/credit hour

Master’s Degree tuition $15,990 to $17,220 (39-42 hours)


$75 technology fee per course

$100 one-time assessment platform fee

$225 fee per field placement course

The Master’s program is a 39 to 42 credit hour program. There are no in-person class meetings. Assignments and project implementation can be based on your current or desired employment.

Before the final clinical experience, candidates will take the appropriate specialty Praxis exam.  Click here for exam information.

During these one-on-one virtual meetings, we will discuss the program formats, application process, financial aid, payment plans, and any specific questions that you may have.
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