- B.S. in Special Education Learning and Behavior Disorders (P-12) with Elementary (P-5)
- B.S. in Special Education Learning and Behavior Disorders (P-12) with Middle Grades (5-9)
Who Would Be Interested in Learning and Behavior Disorders?
- Individuals seeking to teach students with learning disabilities and behavior disorders in a elementary, middle, or high school.
- Individuals seeking a dual certification for teaching learning disabilities and behavior disorders and elementary or middle grades.
EKU Degree Benefits
Earn two teaching certificates --one in special education and one in elementary or middle grades with a content emphasis.
Program includes extensive, supervised school-based field experiences every step of the way.
- Your Kentucky teaching certificate is easily transferred to other states (some additional requirements may be needed).
- EKU prepares highly qualified teachers and our program is nationally accredited.
- Faculty have K-12 teaching experience and are active scholars in state and national education organizations.
What Are the Requirements to be admitted to the Program?
- Admission to EKU
- Admission to the College of Education Professional Education Program, usually during the sophomore year (2.75 GPA, criminal background check, and additional requirements)
- Students must earn and maintain a 2.75 GPA
Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?
- General educators and special educators in public and private schools across the nation.
Are There Scholarship Opportunities?
Yes! Visit www.coe.eku.edu/current-students#sch to learn more about scholarship opportunities.
How Do I Get More Information?
- Email Dr. Maria Manning at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone 859-622-2154
- Visit https://curriculum.eku.edu/special-education-learner-behavior-disorder-lbd