Master's in High Incidence Disabilities at KU
Effective July 2017: The University of Kansas is not currently accepting applications for graduate admission to the on-campus Master's in High Incidence Disabilities*. Individuals interested in the fully online Master's in High Incidence Disabilities offered at KU can learn more here.
The Master's in High Incidence Disabilities* at the University of Kansas School of Education provides graduate preparation focused on:
- Meeting the educational needs of students with learning and/or behavior disabilities.
- Strategies to promote access to the general curriculum as well as knowledge about how to address the unique learning and support needs of individual students.
- Intensive academic and behavioral support strategies.
- Strategies to work as co-teachers, consultants, and resource teachers who help classroom teachers adapt content and conditions for diverse and struggling learners.
To obtain a Special Education High Incidence Endorsement, one must hold a current general education license (early childhood, elementary, or secondary).
Students can obtain a Master's degree or may study for endorsement only (non-degree).
View High-Incidence Disabilities (Adaptive) M.S.E. program requirements for required courses and more information.
Benefits of the program include:
Program Reputation - KU’s Master's Degree in High Incidence (Adaptive) Disabilities is offered through the KU Department of Special Education, which was recently ranked 1st in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Public Institutions.
Nationally-accredited Program - The KU School of Education is accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the CAEP Accreditation System.
*This program is a Master of Science in Education degree in special education with an emphasis on high incidence disabilities.