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Minor in Special Education

This program is designed for students not pursuing a career in special education. It will help them better support the needs of individuals with disabilities. The knowledge is valuable across many fields of study outside of special education. It is ideal for those likely to work with disabled students and their families.

Students who complete the minor could get a Special Education Master’s Degree with Licensure in 1 year instead of 2.

Program Description

The Minor in Special Education consists of 6 courses totaling 18 credit hours. 15 credit hours are for required courses. Completing 1 of 2 elective courses will complete the remaining 3 credits.

The program will prepare students for lives of impact as leaders and citizens. The required courses open several times per year including summer and evening classes.

Admission & Graduation Requirements

To declare a Minor in Special Education, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must also have a declared major outside of the Department of Special Education.

Students must complete all required courses with a grade of C or higher. Up to 6 approved transfer credits can be applied to the completion of the minor.

To apply for the minor, please fill out the Declaration of Intent Form.

Special Ed Declaration of Intent Form  

Last Updated: 5/3/23