In Idaho, special education teaching certification includes all types of exceptionalities spanning grades Kindergarten to Grade 12. For elementary, the teaching certification includes grades Kindergarten to Grade 8.
The Dual Special Education, Elementary Education option prepares an educator to teach in a special education and/or elementary education setting. The program prepares educators with professional interest in both special education (kindergarten to grade 12) and elementary education (kindergarten to grade 8).
Department Name: Department of Early and Special Education
Official Degree Name: Dual Special Education, Elementary Education
Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts
Type of Idaho Teaching Certification: 1) Exceptional Child Generalist (K-12), and 2) All Subjects (K-8)
Note for Students with Out-of-State Home Addresses: If considering an academic program that leads to a professional license or certification in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state BEFORE beginning the academic program located outside your state, or upon changing states. Visit the Professional Licensure Disclosures website for more information.
**Do you already have an undergraduate degree and are looking for a graduate option to earn your teaching certification? Check out our Master In Teaching (MIT) programs. Most programs can be completed within a year and will earn both a master’s degree and teaching certification.