Special Education Initial Licensure

 
 
 

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Special Education Initial Licensure program is an Iowa-only licensure teacher preparation program for non-teachers. It prepares candidates who possess a bachelor’s degree in an area outside of education to be teachers for students with severe behavior disorders and learning disabilities, or for students with severe intellectual disabilities, in Iowa’s elementary, middle, and high schools. This program leads to an initial teaching license for Special Education, Instructional Strategist II, Behavior Disorder and Learning Disabilities, grades K-12 in the state of Iowa.

Program Details

Credits

42

Cost per credit

$635

Courses

EDTE 500 Graduate Study and Initial Licensure

EDTE 502 Principles of Education

EDTE 512 Inclusive Environments

EDTE 520 Foundation of Clinical Practice

SPED 551 Educational Assessment

SPED 536 Applied Behavior Analysis

SPED 645 Language Development and Communication Disorders

SPED 676 Collaborative Partnerships and Transition

EDRS 602 Designing Action Research

EDRS 702 Evaluating Action Research

EDRS 768 Educational Research: Special Education

SPED 660 Introduction to Intellectual Disabilities

SPE 567 Field Experience I – ID

SPED 675 Intellectual Disabilities: Curriculum and Methods

SPED 569 Field Experience II – ID

SPED 590 Special Education Teacher Internship Seminar 1

SPED 592 Special Education Teacher Internship Seminar 2

EDTE 500 Graduate Study and Initial Licensure

EDTE 502 Principles of Education

EDTE 512 Inclusive Environments

EDTE 520 Foundation of Clinical Practice

SPED 551 Educational Assessment

SPED 536 Applied Behavior Analysis

SPED 645 Language Development and Communication Disorders

SPED 676 Collaborative Partnerships and Transition

EDRS 602 Designing Action Research

EDRS 702 Evaluating Action Research

EDRS 768 Educational Research: Special Education

SPED 662 Learning Disabilities: Theory and Methods

SPED 661 Behavior Disorders: Theory and Methods

SPED 566 Field Experience I – BD/LD

SPED 568 Field Experience II – BD/LD

SPED 590 Special Education Teacher Internship Seminar 1

SPED 592 Special Education Teacher Internship Seminar 2

Additional Program Details

Choose between two tracks for your journey in the Special Education Certification Only program: Intellectual Disabilities and Behavior Disorders and Disabilities.

Contact Us

Morningside University
Sharon Walker School of Education

1501 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106

712-274-5375
soe@morningside.edu

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