Application Deadline: February 5

To apply, please click here and begin your application.


  1. CPSE 203* (can be taken as early as freshman year)
  2. CPSE 425
  3. MthED 305

These courses must be completed prior to beginning the special education program, along with 20 hours of volunteer work: 10 hours each in a mild/moderate and a severe disabilities setting.

* Fingerprint background clearance is required to add this course. Please contact Education Advisement Center (350 MCKB) for more information.

Additional Qualifications That Will Give Applicants Preference

  • At least 60 general education credit hours completed before beginning the program
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities (i.e., Special Education Exploratory Experience during CPSE 203)
  • Commitment to the profession of special education


Students who are accepted must enter the program during the semester for which they applied. Those who are planning on serving a mission at the time they apply should specify the first semester they will return to BYU.

Applicants must commit to taking all coursework in sequence as listed, including spring/summer terms. In this program, each student is assigned to a cohort that takes all courses together in the outlined sequence. Deviation from this sequence is not permitted. The program starts each fall semester.

Repeat Applications

Each applicant may apply twice.