Special Education: Clinical Teacher

Within the online application system, applicants must provide general information (including educational history details), as well as the following specific program requirements.

Applicants must also request official transcripts, and any required graduate test and/or language proficiency official scores, be sent to WMU.

Application deadlines

On-going; students may be admitted for each semester.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

Graduate test

This program does not require a graduate test.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.


This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

This program is for certified teachers pursuing their first endorsement in special education. Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:
In three (3) typed, double-spaced pages or less, address the following areas: (1) State which endorsement you are pursuing: EI (Emotional Impairments), CI (Cognitive Impairments, or LD (Learning Disabilities); (2) List which teaching certificate you currently hold: elementary, secondary or other; and from what state; (3) Summarize your prior professional experiences to date; and (4) Identify your professional goals, explaining why a special education degree is sought.

Previous written work

This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

Other program materials

Attach a copy of your Teaching Certificate and Endorsements (if you have any).

Additional information

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies — College of Education and Human Development

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