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Post-Master LDT-C Certification

This program is designed to meet the State of New Jersey certification requirements for the LDT-C Certification for applicants who have a master’s degree and three years of documented teaching experience with a STANDARD New Jersey Instructional Certificate.

Admission RequirementsProgram RequirementsGainful Employment Disclosure
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 for program entry
  • New Jersey certification in education and completion of three years documented full time teaching experience with a STANDARD New Jersey Instructional Certificate. Letter substantiating this should be submitted on letterhead of school district.
  • Verification of an earned master’s degree through official transcripts
  • Two professional references
  • Submit a personal statement of a minimum of 2-3 pages describing reason for pursuing this graduate program in special education including what your career goals are for this area of specialization
  • Personal interview 

Post Master’s LDT-C Certification

3 years of teaching experience with a STANDARD certification are required to enter this program.

Required Courses (27 credits)

  • ED 522  Application of Special Education Law for Students with  Disabilities (3)
  • ED 559  Assessment of Learning Disabilities and Instructional Planning Techniques Strategies for Students with Disabilities (3)  
  • ED 530  Adaptive Technology for Students with Disabilities (3)
  • ED 535  Application of Brain Based Strategies for Students with Disabilities (3)
  • ED 536  Special Reading Programs for Students with Disabilities (3)
  • ED 540  The Special Education Teacher as Collaborator(3)
  • ED 613  Methods of Research for LD and Instructional Strategies Based on Assessment (3)
  • ED 614  Practicum in LDT-C (Minimum of 45 hours supervised field experience) (3)
  • ED 615 Advanced Practicum in LDT-C II (Minimum of 45 hours supervised field experience) (3)
Caldwell University
Graduate certificate in Post-Master LDT-C Certification
Program Length: 45 weeks
Students graduating on time

N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 45 weeks1

*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Program Costs*
$28,170 for tuition and fees
$3,000 for books and supplies

Other Costs

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.
Students Borrowing Money

The typical graduate leaves with
N/A*
in debt3
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The typical monthly loan payment
N/A*
per month in student loans with an interest rate of N/A*4.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Graduates who got jobs
N/A* of program graduates got jobs
*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.
Licensure Requirements6
Program meets licensure requirements in:
New Jersey
Additional Information:

No additional notes provided.

Date Created: 4/26/2019
These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

Transfer of Graduate Credit

Caldwell University will accept the transfer of three graduate credits from another institution of higher learning provided the credits were completed within five years of previous graduate work. A description of the course must be submitted at the time of application. Acceptance is pending review of the course and submission of official transcripts to the program coordinator.