Adding Another Special Education License

Special Education Add-On Licensure

If you have an initial special education license in Minnesota and would like to add a license in ASD, EBD, and SLD, Bemidji State’s online special education program was designed for you!

Teachers who have a standard, full-time MN special education teaching license and want to obtain another special education license, can be recommended for ASD, EBD or SLD licensure by completing 9 credits of content coursework and field experiences specific to the new licensure area.

To add ASD Licensure:
SPED 5660 Teaching the Learner with Autism Spectrum Disorder I (3 cr)
SPED 5665 Social Skills (3 cr)
SPED 6660 Teaching the Learner with Autism Spectrum Disorder II (3 cr)

To add EBD Licensure:
SPED 5630 Teaching the Learner with Emotional Behavioral Disorders I (3 cr)
SPED 6630 Teaching the Learner with Emotional Behavioral Disorders II (3 cr)
SPED 6930 Advanced Strategies for Special Populations (3 cr)

To add SLD Licensure:
SPED 5620 Teaching the Learner with Specific Learning Disabilities I (3 cr)
SPED 6620 Teaching the Learner with Specific Learning Disabilities II (3 cr)
SPED 6930 Advanced Strategies for Special Populations (3 cr)