School of Arts & Sciences


Bachelor of Special Needs Education

The Bachelor of Special Needs Education program prepares teachers who instruct and manage students with additional needs in inclusive and segregated settings. Graduates of the program are equipped to teach the basic education curriculum and alternate curricula depending on the needs of their students. Those who will teach in the elementary level are trained across different subject areas. Those who will teach in the secondary level are prepared to provide educational support to students with additional needs in inclusive classrooms or educational services to those who may be enrolled in special education centers.

A graduate of this degree program should be able to work in regular and special education schools as a teacher, provided that she passes the Licensure Examination for Teachers in her subject area of specialization.

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Program Highlights

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Curriculum Highlights

Total Program Units, Standard Completion Time, Summary of specialized subjects

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Possible Career Opportunities

  • Special Education Teacher: Graduates can work as special education teachers in both public and private schools that offer special education programs. They will work with students with diverse learning needs, including intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders, and other special needs.
  • Inclusive Education Coordinator: Graduates can take on roles as inclusive education coordinators in schools, working to create and implement inclusive education programs that integrate students with special needs into mainstream classrooms.
  • Behavior Therapist: Graduates can become behavior therapists, working with children with autism or other behavioral challenges to develop and implement behavior intervention plans and support their social and emotional development.
  • Occupational Therapist or Speech Therapist: With additional training and certifications, Special Needs Education graduates can pursue careers as occupational therapists or speech therapists, providing therapy services to children with specific learning and developmental needs.
  • Education Consultant or Trainer: Graduates can work as education consultants or trainers, providing workshops and professional development sessions for teachers, schools, or organizations on best practices in special education, behavior management, and inclusive teaching strategies.

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