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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.

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*This academic program satisfies the requirements for licensure endorsement in Kansas, but does not fulfill the requirements needed to complete a master's degree. The elementary education program meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state of Kansas. If you plan to obtain a license or certification in a state other than Kansas or a US territory after completion of your program, it is highly recommended you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency BEFORE beginning the academic program to ensure you can obtain a license of certification in your home state or territory. Resources for licensure and certification boards outside of Kansas can be found here

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