Admission Requirements

All candidates seeking admission to the Special Education Endorsement program must have a valid Illinois PEL (early childhood, elementary, secondary, or preschool-12), have classroom teaching experience, and currently be under contract as a full-time classroom teacher.

Candidates must submit:

  • Official transcripts* from all colleges attended: undergraduate degree indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher or a graduate degree indicating a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, both based on a 4.0 scale.
  • A current resume documenting teaching experience.

*Official transcripts may be sent to or the mailing address below.

Aurora University
Office of Admission
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506