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Rochester , MI 48309-4479
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Specific Learning Disability: Basic

School of Education and Human Services

This graduate certificate in Specific Learning Disability (SLD) Basic is designed for individuals with or are eligible to receive a teaching certificate in Michigan. Coursework/credits completed as part of this certificate program may apply to the M.Ed. in Special Education, if the requested transfer is made prior to completion of the certificate. A practicum in an approved classroom is required and included in the program.

Delivery Type: 100% Online

Credit required/Time to completion: 32 credit hours

Cost of degree: $834 per credit. Estimate: $26,688
*Learn more about tuition rates.

Projected National Average Salary: $50,000

Projected National Job Growth: 3.90%

Career Opportunities: Education, special education, community and social service

Who should apply: Teachers and educators who would like to add the Specific Learning Disability endorsement to their current teaching certificate, but do not currently have any special education endorsements.

Who is hiring OU grads: Oakland University, Detroit Public Schools, Utica Community Schools, Rochester Community Schools, Troy School District

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*Data was last reviewed in October 2021. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.