Special Education Undergraduate Programs
- Dual Major Elementary Education + Special Education (Mild / Moderate Grades K-6)
- Mild / Moderate Disabilities Special Education (7-12)
- Deaf Education Pre-Professional Program
Masters Degree Program
- Masters Degree (M.A. / M.Ed.)
Important program changes for post baccalaureate studies.
- All post baccalaureate students seeking initial teaching certification must apply and be admitted to a Masters program in Special Education.
- All post baccalaureate students (with current teaching certificates) wanting an add-on endorsement must apply and be admitted to a Masters program in Special Education.
- Deadline dates for Masters degree programs: For fall and summer - Due March 1, for spring - Due October 1.
For more information on the Masters Programs, contact a Special Education faculty member in the area of your interest or the Graduate Secretary.
- Doctoral Degree (Ph.D. / Ed.D.)
- Early Childhood Special Education
- Severe Disabilities / Autism
- Intellectual and Sensory Developmental Disabilities
Teaching Endorsement Options
Available to those with a Bachelors or Masters degree. Some require a current teaching certificate. Interested individuals should consult with an advisor.
- Deaf Education / MPUP-I (Preschool - Grade 12)
- Early Childhood Special Education (Birth to age 5)
- Mild / Moderate Disabilities (Grades K-6 or 7-12) This cannot be a stand-alone program.
- Severe Disabilities / Autism Spectrum Disorders (Preschool - Grade 12)
- Supervisor of Special Education
- School Transition Specialist - Special Services Certificate
- Visual Impairments (Preschool - Grade 12)
Educational Specialist Program
Special Education programs are accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education.