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Graduate Catalog 2022-23 
Graduate Catalog 2022-23 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate Program in Adapted Physical Education and Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (APBC)

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Jiabei Zhang,
Student Recreation Center, Room 1043
HPHE Department

Kate LaLonde
Sangren Hall, Room 4571
SPLS Department

This Interdisciplinary graduate certificate is designed for teaching children with severe disabilities in a combined program structured in a way that allows students to develop professional competencies through the completion of a fully online program. The program prepares teachers to provide quality APE and PBIS services for K-12 children with severe disabilities in APE and SE classes. The program includes 27 credit hours. This program is federally funded from 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2025. Contact Dr. Jiabei Zhang at or Dr. Kate LaLonde at for further information.

Admissions criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or Special Education
  • Teaching certificate in Physical Education Special Education
  • One page statement explaining applicant interest in this certificate
  • Thee professional letters of reference
  • Meet University Requirements for Graduate Level Admission


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