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Graduate Certificate in Low Incidence Disabilities

The graduate certificate in low incidence disabilities at the University of Kansas provides graduate preparation focused on meeting the educational needs of students with significant intellectual disability and students with multiple disabilities, including students on the autism spectrum with concurrent cognitive, sensory, and physical impairments.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Licensure-focused Outcome - Graduates can apply for licensure endorsement from the state of Kansas.
  • Program Reputation - KU’s licensure endorsement in low incidence disabilities is offered through the Department of Special Education, a top-ranked program according to U.S. News & World Report’. 
  • 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.
  • Student Scholarships Available - Eligible individuals who have been admitted to the low incidence disabilities endorsement program may be provided funding to complete coursework through the student scholarship program (pdf) offered by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs. Apply here.

Let us know you are interested.

*This academic program satisfies the requirements for licensure endorsement in Kansas, but does not fulfill the requirements needed to complete a master's degree.


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