Special Education, Graduate Certificate

Graduate programs offered in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Developmental Cognitive Disabilities (DcD), Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD), Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), and Learning Disabilities (LD) are designed to prepare professionals to work with students with disabilities in school settings.

Program Highlights

  • This program is for an individual seeking an intial teaching license, add-on teaching license, or additional knowledge in early childhood special education.
  • This certificate is specifically designed to meet MN Board of Teaching (BOT) Licensure Standards.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.2.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling October 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 12 months - 2 years


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Dana Wagner
dana.wagner@mnsu.edu
507-389-8898

Special Education Website