Gain research-based knowledge in music education to enrich learning for K-12 students with special needs and those gifted intellectually. This program is the only complete online graduate certificate that features the work and research of world-renowned specialist Dr. Alice Hammel. Hammel is the author of three books, numerous articles, and presentations around the world.

Dr. Hammel, along with Professor Janet Knighten and Dr. Suzanne Kucharczyk, will teach you the most current research in working with all ages of students with special needs and diverse learning styles in the music classroom. Through coursework, you can learn to work effectively with students identified under the Individuals With Disabilities Act as needing accommodations, modifications or adaptations in order to succeed in the music classroom.