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Special Education Endorsement for Certified Teachers

Post-Degree Certificate

Prepare for an Arizona Special Education Mild-Moderate Disabilities (grades K-12) Endorsement. This post-degree program applies to students who already have a valid Arizona Standard Professional Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Grades, Secondary, Hearing Impaired, Visually Impaired, Early Childhood Special Education, or Moderate/Severe Disabilities certificate.

Courses emphasize professional teaching standards, instruction for students with diverse needs, technology, current teaching theory, and include supervised and directed field experiences. 

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in EDC/ESE courses once you have completed the requirements listed in Program Admissions and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See a program coordinator for more information.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Federal Loans only

 Online Option: This program can be completed entirely online (excluding Field Experience)


Desert Vista Campus and Online

Contact Information

Division of Education
Program Office: 520.206.5144
Dean: 520.206.3375


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Special Education Teachers $48,041

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