Special Education Major

Special Education Major

Develop the skills you need to make a personal and professional impact in Special Education.

USJ’s Special Education major is a popular choice for students who desire a high-impact career. Learning is an intensive, personalized experience that demands both individual and collaborative group effort.

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USJ’s Special Education major features:

  • Coursework in disabilities, law, specialized curriculums and instruction, adaptations, assessment, and positive behavioral supports
  • Close faculty mentorship in a supportive community
  • A coordinating seminar, which is an important capstone experience

At the completion of studies, you will be awarded a B.S. in Special Education. Students of good standing may take up to six graduate credits in the spring of senior year. 

As a graduate, you will possess a skill set that is highly valued and in-demand (the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted job growth in the field through 2020). USJ graduates are able to work with a wide range of ages and disabilities, in both public and private settings. They are knowledgeable and confident practitioners, ready to meet the rewards and challenges of the Special Education field.