Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary (K-6) and Special Education (K-12) with Dual Licensure

  • Overview

    Enroll in the elementary and special education dual licensure program to expand your knowledge across educational settings. You’ll gain specialized skills to teach students with high-incidence disabilities, such as learning disabilities, ADHD, and mild autism. You will be prepared to teach students as a special education teacher and/or as a general education teacher with the skills to support students who are struggling learners.

    WPU’s accelerated, hybrid elementary and special education program is designed to provide you with the strategies and behavioral management tools necessary to excel in K-12 classrooms. Our highly flexible program is designed for working adults and includes:

    • Accelerated programs, earn your license in as little as four semesters
    • Flexible, hybrid class schedules + learning options (online, and on-site)
    • Faculty that are experienced K-12 teachers
    • Extensive network of district relationships to facilitate career opportunities

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  • Courses
  • Careers

    Careers for an Elementary and Special Education Degree

    Graduates will be trained to meet the unique learning needs of students in K-12 schools across North Carolina. You’ll also be able to grow in leadership opportunities at both the school or district levels.

  • FAQ

    Q: I’m nervous about trying to take classes and work full-time.

    A: We get it! That’s why our program is flexible and convenient to your needs. Our courses are offered asynchronously, and the entire program can be completed fully online. You’ll have an academic support coach to help you every step of the way.

    Q: I want to take some classes on campus. Can I do that?

    A: Yes, some on-campus courses are available. Ask our admissions team for more details.

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