Special Education Departmental Forms

Print the necessary forms, complete and follow the directions given for submission of each.

Due Dates

  • Application for Field Experience or Student Teaching - For fall and summer - due March 1, for spring, due October 1.
  • Comprehensive Exams- Comprehensive exams are typically held on the Saturday closest to March 15, June 15 and October 15. Apply 1 month prior to exam.

Advising Forms

Mild/Moderate K-6 or 7-12--Download in PDF format

Endorsement Program (for students with a current teaching certificate) Forms

Deaf Education --Standard Deaf Education Endorsement --Download in PDF format
Early Childhood Special Education (Birth to Grade 3) --Download in Word format
Mild/Moderate Disabilities Graduate K-6 and 7-12--Download in PDF format
Severe Disabilities and Autism Preschool-12--Download in PDF format
Severe Disabilities and Autism Endorsement and Masters Degree Program--Download in PDF format

Practicum Forms

(For all programs leading to teacher certification or endorsement)
Application for Field Experience - SPED 496/896 (For fall and summer, due March 1; for spring, due October 1)--Download in PDF format
Application for Student Teaching / Practicum - SPED 497/897 (For fall and summer, due March 1; for spring, due October 1)

Forms for M.A. or M.Ed. Degree

Memorandum of Courses (MOC)- Graduate Studies (must be filled out within first 18 hours of graduate study)
Application for Comprehensive Exams for Master's degree--Download in PDF format


(Written Comprehensive Exams for Master's degrees are typically held on the Saturday closest to March 15, June 15 and October 15. Apply one month prior to the exam.) --Download in PDF format. PLEASE NOTE: The PRAXIS II test for endorsement or certification in MMD K-6, required by the Nebraska Department of Education is test #0011. The PRAXIS exam that is required as a part of comprehensive exams for the Masters degree is test #0354.
Final Examination Report Form for the Master's Degree (completed by Department Graduate Secretary)
Application for Degree

Education Specialist Degree Program Forms

Recommendation for the Selection of Ed.S. Supervisory Committee --Download in PDF format. 
Education Specialist Degree Program of Studies --Download in PDF format.
Final Report for the Education Specialist Degree --Download in PDF format
Application for Degree

Graduate School Funding Forms

Graduate Assistantship Application --Download in PDF format
Departmental Scholarship Application --Download in PDF format

Individual Forms for Doctoral (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) Degree Program

Appointment of Supervisory Committee
Program of Studies for Doctoral Degree

Program Planning Document --Download in PDF format
Application for Candidacy
Application for Final Oral Examination or Waiver
Application for Degree

Doctoral Student Annual Review
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