Special Education Teacher Licensure

Special Education Teacher Licensure With Elementary Cross Endorsement

Earn your Bachelor’s degree plus two teaching certifications in one special major.

Contact us to learn more about USJ’s Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure program with a cross-endorsement in Elementary Education, which provides you with a supportive learning environment as you earn your Bachelor’s degree plus two teaching certifications.

About USJ’s Special Education Initial Teacher Licensure Program

  • Coursework includes special education (K-12) and elementary education (1-6)
  • Fieldwork experiences are incorporated into all courses
  • Junior year includes faculty-supervised clinical experiences in special and elementary education
  • Student teaching in Special Education (10 weeks) and Elementary (five weeks) in the same school
  • Opportunities for internships in partnership schools in early childhood, literacy, and autism in partnership schools. All provide modest stipends and tuition waivers.

Clinicals are accomplished under the close supervision and mentorship of faculty committed to preparing future Special Educators who make a difference.

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