The global need for special needs teachers is expected to grow, necessitating for more educators to be trained in this field. The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Dual Licensure is a programme offered by Trine University in the United States of America.

Experienced faculty at Dika College, Malaysia and Trine University, USA

An international degree in 4 years post SPM / O-Levels

Internship at USA elementary school post graduation


This unique arrangement is available to graduates of a Diploma in Early Childhood Education or a Diploma in Special Education (Early Years) to embark on a final year of study at the Franks School of Education at Trine University to obtain the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Dual Licensure majoring in Elementary Education K-6 and Special Education/ Mild Intervention K-6. Upon graduation, students are offered a one-year paid internship in elementary schools in the USA.

More information about the program here.

About Trine

Trine University, formerly known as Tri-State University, is a private, non-profit, post-secondary institution located in Angola, Indiana. The school was founded in 1884, and offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education and engineering. Trine University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

More about Trine University here.

Class Structure
  • Blended Learning
  • Face-to-Face General Education modules at Dika
  • Coursework and Final Assessment
  • January
  • May
  • July
  • November

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Entry Requirements
  • Relevant Recognized Diploma
  • IELTS minimum 6.0
  • Students are required to complete their General Education course requirements at Dika

Graduates of the Dika College Diploma in Early Childhood Education with a CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, Diploma in Special Education (Early Years) and Executive Diploma in Early Childhood Education will receive advance standing of the Bachelor’s degree.

Students with relevant diplomas from other institutions are subject to an evaluation on a case-by-case basis. Fees apply.