Graduate School of Education

M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction: Initial Licensure Elementary Education license with additional license in Teaching Students with Moderate Disabilities

Program Audience Admissions *MTEL Tests Required for Admission MTEL Tests, prior to practicum

Elem. Ed. and Teaching Children with Moderate Disabilities add on license program of study (pdf)

Requires two practica: the first in general education setting, min. of 12 weeks; the second in a special education setting, six weeks. This is a 39-credit program.

Graduates of accredited colleges and universities seeking both a MA license as an Elementary (grades 1-6) teacher and as a teacher of students with moderate disabilities (PK-8)
  • Appropriate undergraduate preparation
  • 3.0 GPA
  • MTEL Tests*
  • Application Deadlines: 4/1 for summer and 8/1 for fall

Communication and Literacy (01) reading and writing subtests

General Curriculum (03) Multi-Subject subtest

General Curriculum (03) mathematics sub-test

Foundations of reading (90)

These are full time programs. Courses begin at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. School visits beyond course meeting times are often required.

Information about MTEL tests can be found at


See Admissions Requirements (pdf).

For admission and online application to either degree go to