Bachelor On Campus

Special Education

Bethany Lutheran College

48 months
27700 USD/year
27700 USD/year
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A teacher holding the Academic and Behavioral Strategist license as part of the Special Education Major at the Bethany Lutheran College is authorized to provide evaluation and specially designed instruction to eligible children and youth with disabilities from kindergarten through age 21 who have a range of mild to moderate needs in the areas of academic, and functional performance.


These students may be eligible for special education services in the primary disability areas of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), developmental cognitive disability (DCD), emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD), other health disorders (OHD), and specific learning disabilities (SLD).

Continuing Education: Contact Dr. Carrie Pfeifer for post-baccaluareate program information.

Learning Outcomes

Bethany Lutheran College students majoring in Special Education will meet the following objectives as they fulfill the requirements for the B.A. degree and Minnesota State Licensure:

  • Master course content that includes curriculum, pedagogy, and proficiencies based on the Minnesota Standards of Effective Practice for Teachers.
  • Demonstrate performance objectives that require effective instructional planning, delivery, and assessment skills for all students.
  • Develop professionalism as evidenced by the candidate’s professional growth in several areas including self-confidence, sensitivity to the learner’s needs and awareness of classroom effectiveness, and awareness of the need for continual growth.
  • Write clearly and coherently, read with comprehension, speak effectively, and listen with care and openness.
  • Use mathematical skills and knowledge of quantitative methods of assessment and evaluation.
  • Use appropriate technologies as tools for problem solving and for finding, analyzing, and communicating information.
  • Think critically and reflectively and draw reasonable, supportable conclusions both individually and in groups.
  • Cultivate physical and psychological health and well-being within oneself and others.

Programme Structure

Learning Outcomes

  • Education Foundation/Philosophy
  • Educational Psychology & Human Relations
  • Introduction to the Exceptional Learner
  • Educational Technology and Media
  • Curriculum Planning and Assessment
  • Classroom Management
  • American Minorities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school transcript (or college transcript for transfer students)
  • Copy of any certificate or degree obtained
  • Results from TOEFL, IELTS, or another approved English proficiency indicator.
  • If the student is from an English-speaking country, then official ACT or SAT scores shall be evaluated instead of English proficiency test.
  • For students transferring from another US college or university, the test requirements may be waived pending review of official college transcripts.
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Certificate of financial responsibility and supporting documents (bank statement)
  • Passport copy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27700 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    27700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mankato

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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