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Special Education: Cross-Categorical Disabilities Mild to Moderate

Degree Applicability: Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Professional Studies, or Bachelor of Arts

A major in Special Education: Cross-Categorical Disabilities Mild to Moderate prepares candidates to teach students with special needs in grades K-12. It is available as a stand-alone program or in combination with Elementary Education or Early Childhood/Elementary Combined.

Students must meet all requirements for certification before this degree will be conferred, including passing the following: 1) all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA); 2) the Professional Development Folio (semester prior to student teaching); 3) the Missouri Content Assessment(s) (MoCA) for each area of certification sought; and 4) a passing composite score on their summative evaluation in the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES).

Candidates who have already earned a baccalaureate degree may pursue post-baccalaureate certification with or without a Master of Arts in Teaching degree.

Post-baccalaureate Certification

Candidates who have already earned a baccalaureate degree may pursue post-baccalaureate certification with or without a Master of Arts in Teaching degree.

All programs of study reflect current Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules.

Undergraduate Programs:

Ms. Kathleen C. Wendt
Director of Teacher Certification Advising
Office: FLD-341
Phone: 314-392-2324
Email: kathleen.wendt@mobap.edu

Graduate Programs:

Ms. Grace Green
Graduate Advisor – Master of Arts in Teaching
Office: Graduate Office
Phone: 314-744-5381
Email: grace.green@mobap.edu