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Special Education Endorsement Only

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): Education and Human Services

Why Choose the Special Education Endorsement?

This program is designed for persons with a Provisional Teacher Certificate who are seeking a Special Education Endorsement. 

Admission Requirements

Students seeking this endorsement must complete a minimum of one area for Endorsement. 

Graduation Requirements

Candidates for a Special Education Endorsement must pass the Special Education test in their Endorsement. 

Please contact the School of Education Certification Officer at 231-591-5375 for additional information on state requirements.

More Information

College of Education & Human Services
School of Education
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Telephone: (231) 591-5361

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Special Education Endorsement (27-30 credits)

Required Core (15 credit hours required)
Inst of Exceptional Learners
3
Com Collaborat Consult Spec Ed
3
Behav Dimens Student Spec Need
3
Devel - Impl of Ind Educ Prog
3
Assess Student With Spec Needs
3

Endorsement Area (Select one of the following endorsement areas)

Teachers of Students with Cognitive Impairment (12 credits)
Basic Concep Mental Impairment
3
Tchg St W Mild Mental Impair
3
Tchg St W Mod-Sev Ment Impair
3
Directed Tchg - Special Needs
3
Teachers of Students with Learning Disabilities
(12 credits)
Students Reading Difficulties
3
Intro Student Learn Disability
3
Tchg Student Learn Disabilitie
3
Directed Tchg - Special Needs
3
Teachers of Students with Emotional Impairment
(12 credits)
Intro Student Emotional Impair
3
Teach Student Emotional Impair
3
Asst Dev-Imp of Beh-Class Mgmt
3
Directed Tchg - Special Needs
3
Teachers of Students with Autism (15 credits)
Basic Concepts in Autism
3
Curriculum and Autistic Child
3
Lang-Comm of the Student w ASD
3
Wrkg With Parents - Profession
3
Directed Tchg - Special Needs
3
Minimum semester credit hours required:
27-30
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