The special education curriculum prepares students to teach individuals with disabilities. When you choose this option, you will graduate with both an Elementary Inclusive Education Degree and coursework for a Minnesota Special Education License within five years. Your adviser will help you plan your program.
Note: Candidates pursuing a special education license declare Elementary Inclusive Education as their major.
A minor in Special Education is also available for students wishing to add special education coursework to their Elementary Inclusive Education program of study. For more information on the minor, please contact Keri Desutter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employment of special education teachers is expected to increase faster than average for all occupations through 2014 due to:
MSU Moorhead is one of few Minnesota institutions offering coursework leading to five Minnesota special education licensures. Teacher candidates declare a Special Education option in their sophomore year.
The following undergraduate options are available at MSUM:
Minnesota State University Moorhead also offers a program of study in special education for students who have completed an Associate of Arts Degree/Minnesota Transfer Curriculum at Anoka Ramsey Community College. These candidates may complete an additional 2 years of primarily online/hybrid coursework to complete a Bachelors of Science Degree in Special Education with an emphasis in specific learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, and/or emotional behavioral disorders.
Students interested in learning more about MSUM's unique 2+2 program may
contact Dr. Sue Severson at email@example.com for more information.
B.S. Degree in Special Education Requirements (Only available to students in the Twin Cities cohorts)