North Dakota's 1st Alternative Educator Preparation Program

Certification Central

Training Educators & Behavior Technicians

The mission of Certification Central is to provide an alternative, practice-based program for licensing educators and training behavior technicians using a competency-based model that is affordable and accessible.

Trainee Scholarship Program


Program Approved by ND ESPB


Costs 60 - 70% less than other regional institutions


Performance-based assessments are used to reflect career ready competencies.


Competency-based to allow those with related experiences to move at a faster pace.


Fully online, self paced program to enroll in anytime from anywhere.

Special Education Licensure Program

Registered Behavior Technician

Special Education Licensure Program Beginning July 15, 2020!

Accepting Applications Beginning April 1st

Check out our Spring 2020 Catalog