Preparing teachers to work with students who have emotional/behavioral disorders, learning disabilities and mild-moderate mental handicaps.
The mild-moderate disabilities program prepares you as a special education teacher for children and youth in elementary grades through high school. You may elect to specialize in one age group (K-6, 7-12) or focus on K-12 grade levels.
The program can lead to a teaching endorsement and/or master's degree in special education.
The program meets the requirements for a teaching endorsement in the area of Mild-Moderate Disabilities for the Nebraska Department of Education.
Who should consider this degree
Individuals with degrees in non-teaching fields—such as English, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Sciences—who wish to teach students with mild-moderate disabilities.
Persons with degrees and teacher certification who wish to add another teaching endorsement to work with children and youth with special needs.
Special education teachers who hold a bachelor's degree and wish to pursue graduate study.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913.
Council of Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Nebraska Department of Education
Council for the Accreditation of Educator
International Student Requirements:
If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency