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Endorsement

Special Education, Graduate Endorsement (Early Intervention Specialist)

Graduate Endorsement in Special Education with a Specialization in Early Intervention Specialist (Birth to K)

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Career Outlook

Special education teachers engage with children and youth that have a wide variety of disabilities. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the need for Special Education Teachers will grow by about 8% from 2016-2026. Although most special education teachers work in public schools, some find jobs in the private sector taking care of special needs children in childcare services and other institutions. Graduates of this program will be able to apply for teaching positions as a preschool classroom teacher for children with and without disabilities or as a special educator in itinerant consultant or coach roles in homes, community childcare, preschool or public school programs. 

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The University of Nebraska offers some of the most affordable tuition rates in the region, particularly for our online programs. Explore the array of funding options to finance your education in a way that makes sense for you.

Online tuition rates are calculated by credit hour and college offering the course and, because the University of Nebraska is a public institution supported by Nebraska taxpayers, Nebraska residents may receive a lower tuition rate than out-of-state students.

Cost Per Credit

In-State

Out-of-State

$357

$676

Note: Campuses may charge additional fees; see the Paying for School page for more details.

We believe cost should not be a barrier to accessing higher education, even for online programs. Financial aid and scholarships are available for many students. Please see the Paying for School page for additional information and links to campus financial aid resources.

Our programs are an ideal way for military, veterans, and dependents to advance education with military advisers and staff on each campus, flexible deployment and activation policies, and generous acceptance of transfer credits. Visit our Prospective Student page and explore what the University of Nebraska offers.

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NU offers fully online certificates, bachelor's, master’s and doctoral programs that fit the schedule of a working professional. With the flexibility to complete thoughtfully designed coursework when your schedule allows, NU can help you build your career and propel you to the next stage in life.

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