To obtain a Master of Arts degree in Special Education, candidates must complete a 46 hour cross-categorical program. Candidates who complete the program are eligible to receive the Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBSI) certification. See complete admission requirements in College of Education introduction.
Initial interview with Department Chair/ Program Director.
Bachelorís degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Successful completion of the Illinois Basic Skills test.
Enter program with a 2.75 GPA and maintain a 3.0 GPA during cohort.