University of Hawaiʻi — West Oʻahu
MyUH

Licensure Pathways

Special Education (SPED) Licensure Pathway
Teacher Candidates may elect to take an additional 15 credits via a Special Education licensure “Add a Field” pathway. Candidates who successfully earn these SPED credits will be recommended to the Hawai‘i Teacher Standards Board for licensure in Special Education, in line with their general education concentration (Elementary (K-6), Middle-Level (6-8), or Secondary Education (6-12). Tuition assistance is available for candidates who qualify.