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Educator Preparation Program

Fort Lewis College

Special Education Endorsement: Graduate Certificate

The Special Education Endorsement is a 24-credit program, including 240 internship hours in a special education classroom, or engaged in administrative or professional development activities. If you already have a teaching license, you may want to add a special education endorsement to your teaching qualifications. Through our program, you will be able to monitor progress for students with disabilities, advocate for students with disabilities, plan transitions for a variety of settings, and process and identify strategies for Response to Intervention (RtI). Special attention devoted to inclusive pedagogy and serving diverse and rural populations.

Pathway Type:

Added Endorsement: Masters

Course Format:



9-12 months

Region(s) Served:

Metro, North Central, Northeast, Northwest, Pikes Peak, Southeast, Southwest, Statewide, West Central

Contact Information:

Department of Teacher Education
Graduate Studies
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999
(970) 247-7097


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Endorsement Area(s):

  • Special Education Generalist (ages 5-21)

To request a change to this program pathway, copy the following pathway reference id and submit a change request form.

Pathway Reference ID: 65134