Developmental Disabilities License

License

With a Developmental Disabilities License, you’ll gain the strategies and tools to help your students with developmental cognitive disabilities succeed.

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At a Glance

Delivery

Online, Blended

Finish in as few as

18-28 months

Estimated tuition

$19,260

Discover what’s next. In Bethel’s Developmental Disabilities License program, you’ll gain the skills to more effectively serve students with a range of intellectual disabilities. You’ll learn about a variety of assessment tools, evidence-based teaching strategies, and interventions. And you’ll receive valuable experience that will give you the confidence to apply those skills to various educational settings.

Program Details

With our Developmental Disabilities License, you’ll become adept at implementing and adapting evidence-based instruction methods that will meet the needs of your students with developmental cognitive disabilities and help them succeed.

If you're not already a licensed teacher, you will have to complete the Standards of Effective Practice concentration, which meets the Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice, a requirement for every Tier 3 and Tier 4 K-12 licensed teacher in Minnesota.

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Program Highlights

Experienced professors


Our special education professors are leading researchers and practitioners in the field with experience in multiple specialties, bringing personal experience to your learning to make coursework relevant to the real-world classroom.

Practical experience


You’ll have opportunities to practice what you’re learning through multiple clinical experiences so when you’ve completed the program you can make a real difference in the K-12 educational setting.

Flexibility


Courses are designed for adult students who work full time, have families, and are involved in their community. Our schedules make it easier for you to complete your program during times that work best for you.

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Career Outcomes

Outcomes

This license will give you the knowledge and skills to prepare your students for excellence.

Skills

Learn how to:

  • Apply effective strategies to support improved student outcomes
  • Collaborate with professionals within and outside of schools
  • Create professional development practices
  • Design and implement appropriate interventions
  • Modify teaching strategies for individual students

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You're called to accomplish incredible things. Take the next step in your career and fill out our simple, straightforward application today.

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