BA in Special Education

General

Program Description

The B.A. in Special Education is designed to prepare students to become highly proficient in the delivery of instruction and services to all school-age children and adolescents with exceptionalities. Through the program, students gain knowledge and proficiencies needed in order to obtain Illinois state teaching credentials. Additionally, students will have the knowledge and skills needed to successfully pass all required state exams. Students will learn effective teaching strategies, assessments, and dispositions through professional and practical experiences.

Program Benefits

Students in the program will attain:

  • A quality education that is affordable
  • Support from highly experienced faculty, advisors and staff
  • A commitment to transforming the lives of individuals with exceptionalities, as well as the lives of their families

Career Opportunities

The B.A. in Special Education prepares you for careers such as:

  • K-12 Special Education Teacher

Testimonial

“Coming here ... allowed me to make so many meaningful and surprising connections with fellow students and staff.” - Victoria Valentine

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Northeastern’s diverse academic offerings, student population and learning opportunities are just a few of the reasons NEIU is a unique and vibrant place to earn a degree. Our mission, vision, values ... Read More

Northeastern’s diverse academic offerings, student population and learning opportunities are just a few of the reasons NEIU is a unique and vibrant place to earn a degree. Our mission, vision, values and support services are all here to help you reach your full potential. We invite you to take a closer look at our programs. We look forward to discussing your options with you. Read less