Related Programs

Today, almost every classroom includes a number of students with disabilities -- either physical, educational, emotional, or a combination of all three. Our innovative curriculum is designed to develop and refine competencies in professional educators in order to meet the demands of teaching students with special needs in a variety of school environments, public and private, urban and suburban. 

You can also add a concentration, endorsement or certificate to your degree including: 

  • Autism spectrum disorder specialist endorsement
  • Supervisor of special education curriculum
  • Teaching deaf and hard of hearing (N-12) certification.
  • Social, emotional and behavioral wellness endorsement
  • Applied behavior analysis concentration 

 

For over twenty years, the graduate program in criminal justice at Saint Joseph’s University has been at the forefront of education in intelligence-led policing and criminal justice administration. Our program allows you to create a unique plan of study that is compatible with your interests and career objectives in both the public and private sectors.

Social and emotional (SEL) learning is the process by which children and adults acquire the skills necessary for managing emotions, showing empathy, establishing and maintaining positive relationships, making responsible decisions, and setting and achieving positive goals.  These skills must be practiced in social contexts, including classroom and school environments. This endorsement will prepare you to help students develop these skills.