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Alternative Teacher Preparation Licensure: Licensure

Alternative Teacher Preparation Licensure

The department of Special Education and Rehabilitation offers three alternative teacher preparation (ATP) programs: Mild/Moderate, Severe, and Early Childhood Special Education.

These programs offer courses required for licensure to work with students with mild/moderate and severe disabilities in the greater Salt Lake City area, or preschool-age children with disabilities in school districts throughout the state.

For more information, visit http://atp.sper.usu.edu/en-us/.


Program Requirements

To be eligible for this program, participants must have a bachelor's degree (a teaching degree is NOT required) from an accredited college or university and be employed in an approved special education setting serving students with mild/moderate or severe disabilities, or in a preschool special education program.