The University of Saskatchewan, Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education offers a Post-Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education. The course content was developed based on the International Council for Exceptional Children’s Standards for Entry into the profession. Designing a curriculum that addresses these standards requires an array of courses to fully prepare the special needs professional to meet the demands of this challenging and growing area of specialization. This certificate is comprised of 30 credit units of special education classes, completion of which allows you to become qualified to teach special education based on Saskatchewan Learning requirements. Approved by the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB) as an Additional Qualification Certificate, this certificate enables teachers to upgrade their classification.

Program Requirements (30 credit units)

  • EPSE 500.3
  • EPSE 510.3
  • EPSE 520.3
  • EPSE 530.3
  • EPSE 540.3
  • EPSE 551.3
  • EPSE 560.3
  • EPSE 570.3

  • 6 credit units of open elective courses from within and/or outside Educational Psychology and Special Education, chosen by the student in consultation and with permission of the Program Director.