The MIT with special education endorsement is for those who are not currently certified teachers, but who are interested in pursuing special education as a career. Students may complete both a Residency teaching certificate and the endorsement in special education through 6 quarters of full-time study. For further information, student should review the MIT with special education endorsement brochure, visit the MIT website or contact the special education program director. This option is only available to MIT students who enter in a spring cohort; students who enter in a fall MIT cohort are not eligible for the MIT with special education program.
Competency in Mathematics (elementary only)
Competency in Technology
Fingerprint Identification/background check
The university recommends a student who has successfully completed an approved program to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction which issues the appropriate certificate.
Special Education Endorsement
Students completing the 60 credit MIT program may apply up to 6 credits towards an educational specialist degree or the endorsement-only special education graduate program at Seattle University by completing the following courses:
Students completing the master in teaching program may apply up to 15 credits toward the post-master’s certificate/ literacy specialist prerequisites and required courses and the endorsement in reading by completing the following courses: