Special Education, B.S. with Teacher Licensure

USJ’s Special Education program helps individuals develop the skills they need to make a personal and professional impact

A B.S. in Special Ed 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.

Program Fact Sheet Program Curriculum

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 (SPEC 499), which is an important capstone experience

As a graduate of this program, 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 this field.


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