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Certificate in Inclusive Education

Certificate in Inclusive Education

This certificate is designed to prepare educators to work effectively with students who have special needs.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must:

  1. Either:

    a) have a diploma of collegial studies (DEC) AND submit a letter from an educational institution indicating applicant's employment as a teacher, non-teaching professional, or teaching assistant; or the applicant's school involvement as a parent or a community member;

    or

    b) have a teaching certificate from Quebec (permis d'enseigner) or equivalent;

    or

    c) be a Mature Student (over 21 years of age) AND submit a letter from an educational institution indicating applicant's employment as a teacher, non-teaching professional, or teaching assistant; or the applicant’s school involvement as a parent or a community member. Students in this profile do not require a DEC. Two pieces of personal identification must be attached.

  2. Submit one letter of reference.
  3. Submit a personal statement regarding interest in the program.
  4. Have a TOEFL minimum score of 550 for non-Canadian students from countries where English is not the first language and who have not completed a recognized university degree taught in English.

The Department reserves the right to request an interview of any applicant.

For further information on other supporting documents required, please see the eCalendar under Faculties & Schools > School of Continuing Studies > Getting Started > Admission Requirements > Program Transfers.

Certificate in Inclusive Education (30 credits)

The Certificate in Inclusive Education is intended for regular class teachers, special educators, adult educators, and other educational personnel. The program provides a sequence of courses that will ensure a sound foundation for adapting curriculum and instruction for students with varying abilities, learning styles, and special needs. It strives to meet the ...

For more information, see Certificate in Inclusive Education (30 credits).

School of Continuing Studies—2014-2015 (last updated Apr. 15, 2014) (disclaimer)