The AT certificate may be pursued as a part of a master's program or as a stand-alone program. To earn an Assistive Technology (AT) Graduate Certificate, the following courses are required:
SPED 6701: Assistive Technology Devices and Services
(3 cr.) Broad overview of assistive technology, including legal, educational, and discipline specific information. Provides basic information that prepares students for other certificate courses.
SPED 6702: Assessment, Planning, and Implementation of Assistive Technology
(3 cr.) Explores assistive technology assessments and planning and implementation of assistive technology within student/client's environment. Students attain skills in variety of technology using cross-disciplinary team approach.
SPED 6703: Collaborative Resource Management of Assistive Technology
(3 cr.) Human, product, electronic, and funding resources to meet technology needs for individuals with disabilities examined within state and national networks. Practical collaborative skills practiced in cross-disciplinary team assignments.
An elective is also required, selected from SPED 6011 Integrating Technology into Special Education, CSDI 6117 Alternative and Augmentative Communication, SPED 5501 Special Topics in Assistive Technology, or another elective worked out with the instructor. All Certificate courses must be taken at ECU.
For more information on how to apply, or to get started visit the Graduate School website or ECU's Tuition and Fees Information.
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