Licensure Programs

Educators learn to teach students whose emotional and/or behavioral disabilities interfere with their acquisition of academic, vocational and social skills. Educators gain knowledge and skills in differentiating instruction, assessing challenging behavior and implementing effective classroom management and positive behavior support. The program emphasizes collaboration with families, teachers, specialized service providers and mental health agencies.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Educators who are Academic Behavioral Strategists (ABS) evaluate and specially design instruction for children and youth from kindergarten through age 21. They work to assist children and youth with mild to moderate needs in the areas of academics, behavior, social, emotional, communication and functional performance. These students come from the primary disability areas of autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, emotional behavioral disorders, other health disabilities and learning disabilities.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Educators discover the ways that autism spectrum disorders challenge a student in the areas of communication, socialization and behaviors, and affect a student’s thinking and perceiving, sensory processing, and motor, vocational, academic and organizational skills.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: online

Chemistry educators provide learners in grades 9-12 a critical link between physics and natural sciences while helping them understand matter at its most fundamental level. In addition to an initial licensure, Chemistry teachers often also earn an endorsement in general science, qualifying them to teach in grades 5-8, both high-demand fields.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Educators in the field of Communication Arts and Literature teach learners in grades 5-12 a wide variety of oral and written communication skills. Their learners also begin to understand the plethora of ways in which humans communicate and learn about the world through the study of literature. In addition to being prepared to teach communication arts and literature, graduates of this program can take their ability to teach communication skills into the business, governmental and non-profit worlds.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Educators gain the knowledge and skills to assess student strengths and needs and to design effective instruction for individuals with developmental disabilities. The provision of meaningful curriculum and a collaborative team approach that promotes interdependence, productivity and inclusion into the community is emphasized.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Education leaders today deal with rapidly changing environments and need to be able to collaborate with others to develop sound policies, listen well to and manage diverse points of view and think critically while acting ethically. This program is designed for individuals with a master’s degree in educational leadership looking to fulfill required competencies for a K-12 Principal licensure, Superintendent licensure or Director of Special Education licensure.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Educators learn to assess and provide high quality instruction for infants, toddlers and preschoolers with motor, sensory, health, communication, social-emotional or cognitive disabilities. An emphasis is placed on working as collaborative team members with families and professionals so that children ages B-6 with disabilities can thrive in their natural environments.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Earth-space science is a broad course of study that draws from many disciplines – including physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics – to build a comprehensive understanding of how the earth, its systems and the cosmos in which it exists all work.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Elementary educators work with young learners (K-6), teaching basic skills and knowledge that form the foundation of learning. Teaching at this level requires a unique combination of content knowledge, pedagogy, understanding of individual development and learning styles, and familiarity with learners’ families and communities.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

In this program, you will study leading-edge reading research, theory and practice that can immediately apply to your classroom. You also will learn to develop literacy strategies, reading skills, comprehension processes and assessment, and remediation techniques.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Teachers in health education help learners (5-12) develop psychomotor skills, understand how the human body works, and build and maintain good health overall.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Students in this program gain the skills needed to teach students to play brass, woodwind, string and percussion instruments. Music teachers are able to share that knowledge with learners in grades K-12 and are also prepared to teach general music courses, helping their learners develop a greater appreciation of music in all its forms. Musical training can reduce stress; improve memory; increase time management, organizational and team-building skills; and improve overall academic performance.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Educators learn to instruct and evaluate a range of K-12 learners, from those who are emergent in basic skills through transition-based learners preparing for postsecondary life. LD students also typically earn the UST certificate in Orton Gillingham Reading Methodology.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Life science brings together the scientific disciplines that study living things, including biology, botany, genetics, medical science, psychiatry and zoology. Together, these disciplines seek to understand how living things exist and interact.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

The Family Therapy, Post-MA Certificate (LMFT) is designed for those students possessing a M.A. degree in a mental health field and who want to obtain further education and training on working with diverse couples and families.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Teachers in this content area help students understand mathematics in its many forms, including algebra, geometry and calculus. You will learn to help students apply these skills, relieve “math anxiety” and realize their mathematical ability. These skill sets are in high demand in the workplace, increasing the demand for high quality math teachers.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Teachers in this area help learners in grades K-12 learn the basic skills of activities that can lead to physical fitness throughout their lives. In addition, these teachers help them understand the value of physical activity and fitness as an element of overall health management.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Teachers prepared in this content area work with learners in grades 9-12, engaging them as they discover the wonders of physics.

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Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Licensees (LPC or LPCC) needing to complete graduate-level coursework (up to 12 credits) for the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT) can meet this requirement by enrolling in a wide array of courses.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Licensees (LPC or LPCC) needing to complete graduate-level coursework (up to 12 credits) for the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT) can meet this requirement by enrolling in a wide array of courses.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

This graduate-level endorsement program will prepare teachers to help learners in grades K-12 improve their reading proficiency and comprehension. The program is designed for classroom teachers who want to sharpen their skills and increase the effectiveness of their reading instruction or to work as a literacy leader/coach or a reading intervention/remediation provider.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Social studies is a broad content area that includes the core disciplines of history, political science, geography, economics, psychology and sociology. Teachers in the area of social studies have the critical role of helping learners understand their own society as well as the global community.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Teachers in this area have developed the skills and gained the experience needed to lead choral ensembles and to teach general music classes for grades K-12.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Social studies is a broad content area that includes the core disciplines of history, political science, geography, economics, psychology and sociology. Teachers in the area of social studies have the critical role of helping learners understand their own society as well as the global community. In addition to being prepared to teach social studies in grades 5-12, graduates of this program can bring a unique understanding of culture, history and economics to business settings.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Education leaders today deal with rapidly changing environments and need to be able to collaborate with others to develop sound policies, listen well to and manage diverse points of view and think critically while acting ethically. This program is designed for individuals with a master’s degree in educational leadership looking to fulfill required competencies for a K-12 Principal licensure, Superintendent licensure or Director of Special Education licensure.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional

Education leaders today deal with rapidly changing environments and need to be able to collaborate with others to develop sound policies, listen well to and manage diverse points of view and think critically while acting ethically. This program is designed for individuals with a master’s degree in educational leadership looking to fulfill required competencies for a K-12 Principal licensure, Superintendent licensure or Director of Special Education licensure.

Total Program Credits: 0
Elective Credits: 0
Categories: traditional