The College of Education and Leadership offers Cross
Categorical Special Education certification through the Master of Arts in
Inclusive Education (MAIE) degree program. Licensed regular education
teachers can pursue cross categorical special education certification through
The MAIE program leads to certification and a master’s
degree. It is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
and is tied to the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium
(InTASC) and Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) standards.
The program contains both face-to-face and online courses.
Certification requirements can be completed in 24 months. Licensed
elementary/middle teachers may be exempt from coursework based on their
Click here to
access the MAIE program page.
you are a current student in this program and have questions, please contact
your Program Advisor, Kim Wood, at (414) 410-4339 or firstname.lastname@example.org