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SWOSU offers online courses for non-traditional special education teacher certification

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WEATHERFORD, OK (KSWO)- Southwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Education is designated as a “Special Education Boot Camp Provider” by the State Department of Education. 

SWOSU offers 10-hour boot camp courses online every summer to provide a non-traditional route to special education teacher certification due to a shortage across the state. 

Applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • Earned any four-year degree from an institution of higher education
  • Have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher from a previous degree program
  • Recommendation from a representative at an institution of higher education
  • Pass a national background check
  • Commit to complete a Master’s Degree or certification in special education
  • Interested candidates should apply through the SWOSU Department of Education.

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