University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Education and Human Sciences

Mild/Moderate Disabilities (Endorsement)

N/A

Phone:

1-402-472-5515

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Mild/Moderate DisabilitiesEndorsement

Format: Online

Program Description:

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.

Accreditation:

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 Preparation (CAEP).

International Student Requirements:

If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 44

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999