Special Lives, Applied Education
Through coursework and practicum experiences, you will learn to teach students with special needs. Undergraduates can earn dual certification and both a bachelor’s degree in elementary or secondary education and a master’s degree in special education in as few as five years; experienced special education professionals can expand their knowledge in the field with an master's students with a bachelor’s degree who are new to the field can earn a master's and become certified to teach special education.
- Special Education Teacher
- Trainer or professionals who work with special needs
|Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
The demand for special education teachers remains at a high level with nearly 100% of students seeking special education positions being hired.
Students that wish to pursue their M.S. in Special Education have 4 options. Click here to see the options.
Special Education Program Handbook
A graduate degree in special education is ideal for people who have compassion and a desire to help those with special needs. A graduate degree places the student in leadership and decision-making roles. An undergraduate degree in education or a similar field is required for the special education program.