Adding Special Education to an existing Hawaii State Teaching License

Apply Now Instructions


  • Fall 2022 Start: Application Deadline – July 15, 2022
  • Spring 2023 Start: Application Deadline – September 1, 2022

Note. Applicants to this new program opportunity do NOT need to submit a UH System Graduate Application. Applicants will only need to submit the College of Education Makalei Application using the steps listed below.

How to Apply

Go to

  • Degree: College Certificate
  • Program: Special Education Add-a-Teaching-Field
  • Select Program Options
    • Verify everything is correct:
      • < Choose Starting Semester: Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 >
      • College Certificate
      • Special Education
      • < Choose Specialization: Mild/Moderate or Severe/Autism >
      • Online/Hybrid
      • < Choose Island >
  • Complete Admission Checklist
    • Apply to Outreach College.
      • Use: as the recipient for the UH file drop.
    • Cumulative GPA (Minimum = 2.5)
    • Submitted Transcripts
      • Upload official or unofficial copy of your transcripts (most recent degree)
    • HTSB License: Upload copy
    • Prior Post-Secondary Program Enrollment
      • Confirm if you have ever been dismissed from a prior program

If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact

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