Five-Year Programs

Within the School of Teacher Education and Leadership, there are two five-year programs designed to complete both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Early Childhood / Early Childhood Special Education

The Early Childhood / Early Childhood Special Education pre-professional option leads to a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education (IDEC) with fifth year M.S. leading to dual licensure in Early Education (PreK-3) and Early Childhood Special Education (Birth-Age 5 all disabilities)

Special Education: General and Adapted Curriculum, K-12

The Special Education: General Curriculum, K-12 pre-professional option leads to a B.A. or B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Special Education and an academic area (IDSP) with 5th year M.S. in Special Education leading to teacher licensures in Special Education: General Curriculum, K-12.

Deaf / Hard of Hearing and Special Education: General Curriculum

Students pursuing a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies and licensure in Deaf/Hard of Hearing (PK-12) may enter the fifth year of the Master’s Degree in Special Education: General Curriculum Five Year Program for licensure. 

Elementary and Special Education: General Curriculum

Students pursuing a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies and licensure in Elementary Education (PK-6) who complete the special education concentration as one of their two concentrations may enter the fifth year of the Master’s Degree in Special Education: General Curriculum Five Year Program for licensure.