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.

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.

Academic Map Program Curriculum

Please use this academic map as a reference guide. Academic advisors are always available to discuss the required courses depending on each student’s needs.


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SPECIAL EDUCATION, B.S. WITH TEACHER LICENSURE

Internships & Career Opportunities

With USJ’s on-campus lab school, The Gengras Center, students in the Special Education program gain experience and intern in its K-12 classrooms as well as the West Hartford and Hartford school districts. Our students enter the profession with educational expertise, personal, and professional confidence. Potential careers: special education teachers, early intervention specialists, early childhood teachers, special education advocates, speech and language pathologists, and more.

Advantages

By pairing a rigorous curriculum with valuable experiential learning opportunities in working with children of all ages and disabilities, USJ’s renowned program prepares students for a meaningful and high-impact career. Entering the field as effective educators and advocates for all children, students have the skills necessary to be change agents who embrace the challenge and opportunity of teaching and learning in today’s diverse classrooms.

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    Questions?

    Contact:
    Ashley Oldham, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Education/Special Education
    Phone: 860.231.5356
    Email: aoldha[email protected]

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