The Bachelor of Arts in Special Education / Licensure degree is designed for adult students nationwide and abroad (see exclusions below) who wish to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree and a teaching license that allows them to teach K-12 special education in public, international, private, and public charter schools. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates apply to the Colorado Department of Education for a Colorado teaching license. This degree is eligible for Colorado Licensure in both Elementary and K-12 Special Education Generalist. Out-of-state students will use their Colorado license to apply for licensure in their home state through their department of education’s teacher licensure reciprocation process.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Official transcripts
Note: Successful completion of CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies education licensure programs will result in a university recommendation for licensure to the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). It is the student's responsibility to ensure he/she meets all additional CDE licensure requirements. Out-of-state students are responsible for researching their home state's teacher licensure reciprocation process and requirements.
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission