Special Education

Graduate Course in Special Education

Special Education programs of study prepare candidates to provide academic and support services to students with disabilities. Courses enhanced with technology focus on the latest evidence-based teaching and learning strategies as well as assist the candidate in developing his/her professional identity and professional practice. Career options or settings include:

  • Classroom teacher
  • Homebound instructor
  • Director of special education
  • Special education supervisor or administrator
  • Day care provider in facility or home
  • Preschool teacher
  • In-home interventionist
  • Hospitals/rehabilitation facilities
  • Institutions/group homes
  • Tutor
  • Special education lobbyist
  • Centers/special facilities
  • Parent program consultant
  • Textbook/school supplies consultant
  • Researcher with assistive technology
  • University professor
  • Various local, state and federal departments

Teaching special education requires a person with a special set of teaching skills and knowledge, in addition to qualities such as compassion, humor, creativity and patience. Through coursework and laboratory experiences, AUM College of Education will help guide you to become a successful, competent, committed, reflective special educator. An internship is required.

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