During 2007-08, the Michigan State Board of Education approved new standards. Prospective elementary candidates who wish to earn a special education endorsement will need to meet with a special education advisor in the College of Education to plan their course of study.
In addition to degree requirements, special education candidates must complete the CSAT major, elementary special education major, special education core curriculum, and endorsement requirements for two endorsements. Prior to beginning the in the College of Education, students are expected to complete all courses in general education and the major (except SAT 495). In addition, they must complete PSY 301, PSY 304, ED 315, ED 370, PSY 310 and/or PSY 326.
Students should apply to the College of Education by February 1st for fall admission.