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Special Education Endorsement

Drake University offers many special education endorsement options.  

In addition to a master's degree in special education, Drake offers a wide range of endorsements in special education. For complete endorsement specifications, see the special education endorsement web page

  • Instructional Strategist I, Elementary
  • Instructional Strategist I, Secondary
  • Instructional Strategist II, K-12, LD/BD
  • Instructional Strategist II, K-12, ID
  • Consultant in Special Education
  • Work Experience Coordinator 

Program Options

The Unified Endorsement is available in combination with the following degree programs.

The Special Education Instructional Strategist I and II Endorsements are available in combination with the following degree programs.

Program Contact

Michael Couvillon, PhD
Professor of Education
1-800-44-DRAKE, 4690

Learn More

  • Scholarships: The Drake School of Education is honored to hold the Harley & Zoe Rummell Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is designated to assist candidates of the Master of Science of Special Education and is awarded annually to eligible individuals. 
  • Loan Forgiveness: Iowa teacher shortage areas are designated annually by the Iowa Department of Education. Teachers in shortage areas may be eligible for college student forgivable loans through both state and federal programs. Special Education has been identified as a shortage area. Information regarding application for forgivable loans is available at the Iowa Student Loan Website.  
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