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Graduate Certification Programs in K-12th Grade Cross-Categorical Special Education


This certificate is administered by the School of Education Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Development .

You may complete this certification as a specialization in the Education, M.S.E.  by enrolling as a graduate special student and pursuing certification only. These programs lead to an additional teacher license for those already certified to teach.

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE DISCLOSURE (NC-SARA)

The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:


The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Wisconsin


The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Not applicable


The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

 

To receive certification, fulfill these requirements:

Professional preparation


Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary or Secondary Education


Complete a bachelor’s degree in elementary or secondary ed, including these required courses:

Certified in Other Areas of Special Education


If you are certified in other areas of special education, complete these professional education courses:

State-Mandated Tests


  • Demonstrate content knowledge by either:
  1. obtaining a 3.00 or higher in required coursework for this license, or
  2. submitting passing scores on the required Praxis Subject Assessment exams. 

You must meet one of the above requirements for teacher licensure.

  • Pass the state-mandated Foundations of Reading Test. Teachers with a Wisconsin lifetime license are not required to pass this test.

State Teacher Licensing Rules


Meet state teacher licensing rules which are subject to change at any time due to legislative or licensing changes.