Kansas State University

Functional Special Education Endorsement


1615 Anderson Avenue

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS 66502

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Functional Special Education Endorsement

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Functional special education is an education program designed for children and youth for whom the general education curriculum is not appropriate. Approximately 15,000 Kansas public school students need a more functional curriculum, and there is a significant shortage of functional special education teachers.

The functional special education endorsement consists of 9 graduate credit hours and can be completed as preparation for the functional special education endorsement Praxis test in Kansas. Students seeking this endorsement must hold a valid Kansas professional teaching license and be endorsed in adaptive special education.


"Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 30 N. LaSalle St. Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602. The Professional Education Unit at Kansas State University is accredited by

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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