Change a Child's Future

Educational Therapists do more than identify where a student is struggling or what they need to learn. They identify why a student is struggling and how they learn best! Expand your existing knowledge base and career options through our Professional Certificate in Educational Therapy. Learn how to demystify both common and unique learning issues, and work to create and implement individualized treatment plans to meet your client's needs. As increased class sizes and limited resources constrain special education programs and services, the demand for Educational Therapists is expected to continue with an upward trajectory. Many choose to establish their own private practice, while others contract with school districts. Our program combines theory with practice, with both coursework and fieldwork. Under the guidance of experienced professionals, you are certain to receive high quality instruction, which you can immediately implement in your career.

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    Est. Tuition $4,200

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 12-18 months *

    * Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 22 Units

Required Courses

In-Person Online Hybrid Online with Live Sessions
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (19 Units )
 
 
WinterSpringSummerFall
Understanding Learning DifferencesThis course increases participants' understanding of learning disabilities.
2 Units
Psychology of Human LearningPrinciples of cognitive, developmental, and social psychology, as they apply to the exceptional learner, are examined in this course.
2 Units
Principles of Educational TherapyAspects of the educational therapist's role are defined, including ethical practices and laws on professional responsibilities.
3 Units
Techniques of Educational Therapy, Part I: Academic and Content AreasThis course covers applicable techniques and materials for subject areas and academic skill problems in reading, language, and for general study skills.
3 Units
Techniques of Educational Therapy, Part IIThis course examines the educational therapist's role in remediating client learning difficulties and in developing compensatory strategies to use in educational, vocational, or social settings.
3 Units
Advanced Educational AssessmentThe background and skills which an educational therapist needs to assess and evaluate clients are examined.
3 Units
Assessment for Educational Therapists: PracticumAssessment tools and procedures frequently used in educational therapy are introduced.
3 Units
Choose your Favorite from Elective, One is Required
Elective (Required (19 Units )
 
 
WinterSpringSummerFall
Language-Based Learning Differences: Helping Students Who Struggle with Reading and WritingMethods for understanding and managing language-based learning disabilities without identifying students with labels.
3 Units
Advanced Understanding of Adjunct TherapiesAdjunct diagnoses and treatments, utilizing theories and methods involved in occupational therapy (sensory integration), vision therapy, music therapy, and neuropsychology assessments are addressed in this course assessments.
3 Units
Management of Clinical PracticeEstablishing a private practice and operating it as a successful business is a challenging process to beginners in the field.
3 Units

Getting Started

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.

Jan04Winter 2021
Jan05Winter 2021
Jan05Winter 2021

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