Bachelor of Arts in Special Education / K-12 Generalist (Licensure)
Colorado Christian University

Program Details

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

Geographic Restrictions

The College of Education & Adult Studies (CAGS) does not offer Educator Licensure or Non-Licensure (Undergraduate or Graduate) courses to online students who reside in Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, or Kentucky.