Relay Nashville offers a one-year program for licensed Tennessee educators to add a Special Education endorsement to their license and advance their skills.
TUITION & AID
TWO-YEAR TEL CERTIFICATION PROGRAM TUITION & FEES: $36,000 ($18,000/year)
RELAY INSTITUTIONAL AID: $15,000
STUDENT MAX OUT OF POCKET TUITION COST: $20,000
Students may qualify for additional institutional aid toward total out of pocket tuition. Payment Plans also available. Please contact Student Financial Services with any questions or for more information.
*The cost of certification exams are determined by the State of Texas. Download the Nashville Certification Highlights Guide for information about certification requirements and timelines.
The Nashville Advanced Certificate in Special Education is a 21 credit hour program. Relay’s academic calendar and program structure are conducive to and designed to support the demanding schedule of a full-time educator and a part-time student. We deliver about 40 percent of the program’s content online, so that teachers have flexibility to complete coursework when it is most convenient for their schedule.
In addition to online coursework, teachers will attend regular in-person sessions, including:
- A two-week summer session at the beginning of the program;
- Regular weeknight sessions;
- Occasional Saturday sessions; and
- Graduate students will also be required to work one-on-one with a student in their school one time every week.
Relay has three terms each year (summer, fall, and spring).
123 Douglas Avenue
Nashville, TN 37207