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Special Educator License - Elementary

The Department of Special Education blends evidence based research with innovative classroom practices to prepare dynamic, confident, effective, and committed Special Educators. The Elementary Special Educator program is designed to prepare professionals to teach students age 3 through grade 8 with a range of disabilities from mild to severe. This graduate-level program is offered for full-time and part-time students.

Program benefits

  • Flexible schedule - choose to complete your license and degree in 1 or 2 years
  • Cohort model
  • Nationally accredited by CAEP 
  • Learn from 17 well respected faculty
  • Collaborative clinical practica
  • Emphasis on equity
  • Faculty engaged in a wide variety of applied research projects
When it comes to completing your degree, you have options. Our initial licensure program offers a full or part time schedule to meet your needs.

Full-time students complete their program in 5 terms


Part-time students complete their program in 8 terms

Click here for information on available scholarships, financial aid, and estimated program costs.