Preparation for National Board with a SPED License
Preparation for National Board Certification with a Special Education License
This MED program prepares you to submit materials for National Board Certification in certification areas relating to Special Education, while earning your license to teach Special Education with Mild-moderate students, K-12.
Special Educators have opportunities to have personal and rewarding interactions with students with disabilities. Special educators are in great demand in Utah as well as throughout the country.
Here at Westminster College, graduate students are provided with opportunities to pursue their interests in special education through a well-established, challenging degree program that leads to employment in this area of critical need. Courses are offered at times convenient for working teachers and paraprofessionals.
National Board Certification Preparation with an MED and Special Education Endorsement (second license) (40 credits)
Students who select this area of specialization must hold a teaching license and complete the full Special Education Endorsement program. Graduates will be licensed to teach K–12 students with mild to moderate or severe disabilities.
SPED 503 Roles of the Special Educator (3)
Students preparing for Mild/Moderate Special Education take:
MED 640 Introduction to National Board Certification (2)
Would you like to pursue your Special Education License without the Preparation for the National Board Certification?
If you are pursuing your initial license, please check out the Master of Arts in Teaching for general education and the Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education.