Add the Special Education Learning Disabilities Endorsement to your initial teaching license

Join the rewarding field of enriching the lives and education of students with learning disabilities.

Credits 30

All courses offered face-to-face on Ann Arbor's campus.

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The average undergraduate student award is $23,395.

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Program Overview

At Concordia, we are dedicated to your intellectual and spiritual wellbeing. Our SPED curriculum includes courses on language, literacy, educational research methods, procedural safeguards, and the technology available for students and teachers. You’ll learn about federal and state legislation influencing the education, curriculum, and documentation requirements for students with disabilities. Our goal is to prepare servant leaders ready to gracefully communicate with their fellow teachers, administrators, and families in order to operate as a team for the benefit of each student.

What to Expect

This certification is earned in conjunction with a content major in secondary or elementary education only.

In this program, candidates will not only meet the requirements to be a special education teacher in Michigan, but they will also learn how to:

  • Create necessary early intervention approaches
  • Ensure students with disabilities have the assistance they require
  • Adapt curriculum and materials to suit individual student requirements
  • Collaborate with parents, other educators, and health care professionals
  • Measure student progress
Concentrations / Specializations
  • Special Education
  • Ann Arbor

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