If you currently hold a master’s degree, you can become licensed as a director of exceptional needs and gain specialization in areas of instruction including, mild and severe/intense interventions, visual impairment, early childhood special education, and director of special education/exceptional needs.
The following items along with the required course work must be completed prior to applying for this license:
Note: If you wish to complete this program as a master’s degree and a licensing program combined, you must meet all criteria for a master’s and be accepted through the special education department and our Graduate School. Completion of the courses below will not guarantee a master’s degree will be granted, unless you have been accepted into the master’s degree program.
Several courses required for the director of exceptional needs license are offered by distance education. Some courses must be taken on our main campus in Muncie. If you are interested in pursuing this license, contact the Office of Teacher Education Services (OTES) to request a license evaluation. OTES may be reached at 1-800-382-8540 or e-mail Judy Miller, director of licensing.
Mode of Delivery This program is offered online, plus some classes in early childhood education are offered on-site in the Greater Indianapolis area.
Academic Advisor Bonnie Krupa765-285-7661 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Special Education
Take the Next StepsLearn more about how to apply and our admissions requirements and the program's curriculum. If you are curious about transferring credits from another institution, contact one of the academic advisors listed above.
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