A bachelor’s degree in Special Education is a path to deep personal satisfaction. At AUM, you’ll be prepared with the best teaching and learning strategies to teach students who have special challenges: autism, developmental delays, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, severe and profound intellectual disabilities and other exceptionalities. As part of your program, you’ll complete an internship that will give you hands-on experience in a classroom setting.
Choose from three options in Special Education:
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
Employment of education, training, and library occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2018 to 2028. Nationally, the median annual wage for special education teachers was $59,780 in May 2018. In Alabama, the annual mean wage of pre-school and elementary special education teachers was $49,320 and $46,810 for secondary special education teachers.
Department of Counselor, Leadership, and Special Education.
Auburn University at Montgomery
The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the core curriculum courses required for all majors and may not include some program-specific information, such as admissions, retention and termination standards.
Course sampling specific to the Special Education major includes:
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