Special Education

Special Education Class


The program in Special Education prepares educators with the knowledge and skills to improve the academic, social, and life outcomes for children, youth, and adults with disabilities and their families.


Individuals interested in Special Education can obtain an endorsement in Special Education (K-6) (7-12), Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Visual Impairments, or Early Childhood Special Education. We have fine undergraduate and graduate programs and distance-education offerings which are recognized in the U.S. News & World Report's College Rankings in the "Best Online Programs" category.


Individuals seeking an initial teaching certificate at the graduate level must be admitted into the master's degree program in special education.

Special Education (K-6)(7-12)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Visual Impairments
Early Childhood Special Education


Special Education programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and approved by the Nebraska Department of Education.