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Education Specialist in Special Education / Collaborative Teacher, K-6

Program Details

The University of West Alabama offers an online Education Specialist in Special Education, Collaborative Teacher, K-6. Students enhance their knowledge in aspects of working with young children with special learning needs. On multiple levels, students expand skills in behavioral, physical, mental disabilities and being an effective teacher sensitive to these areas.


  • Verification of background clearance/fingerprints
  • Valid master's-level Professional Educator Certificate in the same field(s) in which the Class AA Professional Educator Certificate is sought
  • Official college and institution transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


This program includes AL teaching certification. Students living/teaching outside of AL should consult their state's certification requirements.