Bachelor Programs in Special Education

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A Bachelor in Special Education prepares teachers to practice inclusive education for individuals with disabilities. Participants in the degree program learn teaching methods to educate and develop students with physical and learning disabilities who require specialized support to receive an education.

What is a Bachelor in Special Education? This undergraduate degree provides students with a framework of empowerment, advocacy, behavior and education methods to teach and support individuals with disabilities. Special education coursework extensively covers the skills and understanding necessary to work with special needs students in a classroom or social services setting. Participants study the physical and mental disabilities that require special education and their influence on learning and development. They leave the program capable of successfully working with and educating people with diverse needs. Students may choose to concentrate their coursework on their areas of interest, such as assessment methods or disability specialization, in order to tailor their career paths after graduation.

Students benefit from the special education program’s foundation of special needs instruction combined with the option to focus on an area of interest. Graduates are prepared for a career in inclusive education with an understanding of special needs students, a peer support network in place and the skills to fill an important role in the school system and community.

Special education degree programs usually take four years to complete. Tuition rates vary across institutions. Prospective students should inquire with each institution to get a clear vision of the cost in time and tuition required to complete the program.

Special education graduates are prepared for a career teaching and supporting students with a diverse range of learning needs. Program graduates may spend a career educating and developing children in a classroom setting, or they may choose to work in other capacities. A special education degree qualifies graduates to work in assessment and advocacy in school settings or in the community.

Individuals interested in a career in special education can find the right institution to pursue their degree by searching our extensive database of schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education

Jumeira University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Jumeira University College of Education is dedicated to prepare lifelong educators and professionals. It provides the necessary foundation of authentic and inspiring academic experiences and applications that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and address today’s complex challenges in the field of education within the UAE. [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. About the College of Education Jumeira University College of Education is dedicated to prepare lifelong educators and professionals. It provides the necessary foundation of authentic and inspiring academic experiences and applications that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and address today’s complex challenges in the field of education within the UAE. The College will offer undergraduate degrees for all level of education from early years to grade 12. The core academic discipline will focus on teaching and learning at all levels of children development from birth to grade 12. Internships, trainings, practical experiences will play key role to prepare teachers to facilitate effective learning, taking into consideration the cultural, social and economic factors of students, school and families within the UAE. Students are expected to complete university general education requirements, explore various careers in education, and in their sophomore year, they will be immersed in the discipline and culture of teaching and learning before they finally specialize in their senior year. Academic Program The college will offer Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education. The Early Childhood Education program is designed to provide students with both academic principles and the private/public school experience necessary to become a successful teacher in early years through grade three. The program provides the foundational knowledge, field experiences, and common skills and strategies that prepare students for multiple roles within the field of early childhood education, including the development and advocacy for early childhood education initiatives. It promotes the availability of... [-]

Bachelor 'degree In Physical Education "

South Ural State University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 5 years September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk + 1 more

The educational program "Teacher education" aimed at training qualified teachers in the field of sports education. [+]

Institute of Sport, Tourism and service SUSU Undergraduate 44.03.01 Teacher education training profile: Education in the field of physical culture The educational program "Teacher education" aimed at training qualified teachers in the field of sports education. Occupational activities which prepare graduates who have mastered the undergraduate program: teaching; design; research; cultural and educational. Graduates can work in secondary and sports schools, kindergartens, health and fitness clubs, fitness and wellness centers and Olympic training centers and social rehabilitation centers. The educational program includes a bachelor: Disciplines humanitarian direction: foreign language, Russian language and culture of speech, philosophy, history. Disciplines natural sciences: mathematics, computer science, concepts of modern science, and others. Professional disciplines: pedagogy, human physiology, educational technology, training and education in physical education, biomechanics of physical activity, physical education of preschool children, middle-aged and older, and others. Level: Bachelor Mode of study: full-time and part-time Duration of study: full-time - 4 years; correspondence - 5 years Cost: full-time - 75 700 rubles; correspondence - 38 300 rubles The possibility of free training: YES (for distance learning) Language: Russian Curator of the program: Nenashev Anna V., doctor of biological sciences, professor Contacts: nenashevaav@susu.ru Chelyabinsk, street Soni Krivoi, 60, office. 309, phone 8 (351) 267-99-68 [-]

Bachelor in Music Oriented at Education — Choir Conducting Oriented at Education

Charles University Faculty of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The aim is to educate students in the area of music theory and praxis. The basis is put on disciplines necessary in musical education – music theory, harmony, counterpoint, history of music, musical forms. Practical part is based on instrument playing, voice training, vocal sight singing and conducting techniques. [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. Music Oriented at Education The aim is to educate students in the area of music theory and praxis. The basis is put on disciplines necessary in musical education – music theory, harmony, counterpoint, history of music, musical forms. Practical part is based on instrument playing, voice training, vocal sight singing and conducting techniques. Graduates should be prepared for getting a job in educational institutions for musical activities of children, in cultural institutions, museums etc. They are not prepared for independent profession of music teacher. For teaching qualification it is necessary to continue in Master program. Choir Conducting The aim is to provide system of basic theoretical knowledge and practical conducting skills. The main subjects are: conducting technique, playing of vocal scores, vocal education in choir, aural analysis, history of choral singing, literature for all kinds of choirs. Graduates should be prepared for getting a job in educational institutions for musical activities of children, in cultural institutions, museums etc. They are not prepared for independent activity of conductor. For fully qualification of choral conductor it is necessary to continue in Master program. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria Exam in first branch – max. 40 points (Music) Exam in second branch – max. 40 points (Choir) Total score – 80 points maximum. Conditions for admission Candidates are admitted to study if they meet all admission requirements: 1. to deliver a certified copy of secondary school-leaving exam 2. to pass an entrance examination and reach at... [-]

Dual Degree Program in Early Childhood and Primary Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration and Concentration in Educational Therapy

Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Dual Degree in Primary School Education and Early Childhood Education is taught over five academic years. Obtaining both qualifications, organized according to the framework of the European Higher Education Area, ENTITLES you to work as a Teacher in both Primary Education, and as a Teacher in Early Childhood Education stages. This is valid for public education centers, as well as private, and those subsidized by the State. [+]

Dual Degree Program in Early Childhood and Primary Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration and Concentration in Educational Therapy The Dual Degree in Primary School Education and Early Childhood Education is taught over five academic years. Obtaining both qualifications, organized according to the framework of the European Higher Education Area, ENTITLES you to work as a Teacher in both Primary Education, and as a Teacher in Early Childhood Education stages. This is valid for public education centers, as well as private, and those subsidized by the State. The Double Degree offers the chance to obtain two specific concentrations: the English as a Foreign Language Concentration, and the Educational Therapy Concentration. Comillas Pontifical University was the first Spanish university to award four-year degrees to primary school and early childhood teachers, in accordance with the Bologna process. Admission Applicant profile: The recommended profile for people willing to study the double degree in early childhood and Primary Education is someone who believes in education as the ideal medium to change individual´s lives, as well as the development of societies. Students who start this these programs should have be strongly motivated to discover the processes of teaching and learning. These are the basis for personal growth of the pupils, aged 0-12, with whom teachers will be dealing with, along their careers. Future Early Childhood and Primary Education students must have the following characteristics: a wide range of cultural, educational, psychological, and social interests; an eagerness to understand human beings to the... [-]

Bachelor in Language Arts

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

Major Requirements At least 18 credits of the Language Arts major must be taken at Aquinas College. [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. Major Requirements At least 18 credits of the Language Arts major must be taken at Aquinas College. Required: EH115, EH/EN382, EH/EN388, EN441, EN455, EN463, EH205, EH/EN400, EN/EN460, CN205, CN206, CN300 (CN101 is a prerequisite). PLEASE NOTE: Requirements for the Language Arts major and minor are currently under State review. Courses EH115 Understanding and Appreciating Literature (3) AC EN/EH382 Teaching Children’s Literature (3) EN/EH388 Teaching Young Adult Literature (3) EN441 Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3) EN455 Adolescent Literacy (3) EN463 Reading Internship (3) EH205 Advanced Composition (3) WI CN205 Public Speaking (3) CN206 Interpersonal Communication (3) CN300 Listening (3) [-]

BA In School And Social Adaptation In Education

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The Bachelor of school and social adaptation in education provides the skills necessary to master the educational intervention for struggling students (preschool, primary or secondary), adult sector students in basic training and students with disabilities. [+]

The Bachelor of school and social adaptation in education provides the skills necessary to master the educational intervention for struggling students (preschool, primary or secondary), adult sector students in basic training and students with disabilities. The program aims to train teachers able to effectively support students with social maladjustments and learning individually or in groups, in regular classes or special class. paths The Bachelor of Education in school and social adaptation includes two paths: pre - primary Secondary - Adult Education Students choose one of two specializations from the fourth quarter. Internships The Bachelor of Education in school and social adaptation has four school placements, each a year. Over 720 hours of training are carried out in schools. Authorized Internship places are the school boards of five administrative regions: Bas-Saint-Laurent North Coast Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Chaudière-Appalaches Capitale-Nationale It is possible to do an internship in the administrative region of Montreal provided there is a group of trainees. The University determines the internship sites taking into account the place of origin and preferences of the student. It is possible to make the long course (fourth year) in other regions of Quebec under certain conditions. Teaching diploma A permanent teaching certificate (legal authorization to teach) is issued to those who successfully complete the program. All candidates must be free of criminal record to receive their teaching license. Employment Opportunities The main jobs held by graduates of the Bachelor of school and social adaptation in education are: teacher; resource teacher; Community intervention agent; accompanist students;... [-]

Bachelor in Special Education

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

The College of Education at ORU is committed to providing the opportunity for individuals responding to the call of God to become professional "transformed Christian educators." [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. The College of Education at ORU is committed to providing the opportunity for individuals responding to the call of God to become professional "transformed Christian educators." Offering a diverse but cohesive teacher education program that integrates three essential segments of teacher preparation - general education, specialized subject area education and professional education - students acquire comprehensive teaching preparation. Additionally, all students who wish to major in education or obtain a standard teaching certificate must be admitted to the Professional Education Program. For those students majoring in education or seeking a standard teaching certificate, admission to the program is a prerequisite for approval to student teach. Education majors must be admitted before they have competed 75 hours toward their education degree. The special education major acquaints students with the different exceptionalities served in schools. Students choosing this degree will focus on assessment procedures, placement, methods, materials and teaching strategies. This major develops students to understand the needs of students with disabilities and, thereby, meet those needs by developing appropriate education paths in conjunction with other professional services. Outcomes Become a teacher. Help transform lives. The National Center for Educational Statistics states that America's schools will need at least two million additional teachers in the next decade. You are needed now, more than ever. The world is waiting for educators who have developed a Christian worldview and who will have an impact in education whether it is in public, private or Christian schools; preschool, elementary, secondary or postsecondary... [-]

Bachelor in Special Needs Education – Drama Therapy

Palacky University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Czech Republic Olomouc

The study is designed as a non-teaching structured (two-stage) course with a focus on special needs education and drama therapy. The study covers not only theoretic and informative disciplines (e.g. basics of special needs education, psychology, psychopaedy, etc.), [+]

Description of the programme The study is designed as a non-teaching structured (two-stage) course with a focus on special needs education and drama therapy. The study covers not only theoretic and informative disciplines (e.g. basics of special needs education, psychology, psychopaedy, etc.), but a great emphasis is placed on formative and therapeutic-formative disciplines: drama therapy, art therapy, personal-social training, creative drama, drama therapy projecting, and other expressive and experiential subjects. The aim of the study is to prepare the graduates for qualified work in the sectors of education, social care, health care, and in non-governmental organizations active in the mentioned sectors. The study organically links the knowledge of special needs education and drama therapy (in the context of other expressive therapeutic disciplines), and on the basis of a broad interdisciplinary approach leads students to independent work in solving complex theoretical and especially practical issues with their clients. The graduates have an opportunity to continue in the follow-up Master’s degree in Special Needs Education – Drama Therapy. Graduate profile and job opportunities The graduates will be qualified for the function of an educational worker with a focus on the application of therapeutic-formative approaches with an emphasis on paratheatrical systems (drama therapy, educational drama, theatre in education), assistant teacher, educational worker for schools and school facilities designed for institutional and protective education and preventative education – educational care centres, children’s homes, educational institutions, substitute family institutions, children’s houses, etc. The graduates will be ready for educational work and interventions in social service... [-]

Bachelor in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management

Paul Smith's College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Paul Smiths

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management - Learn to work with diverse groups to design and deliver high-quality recreation experiences that are ecologically and economically sound. Experiential education, leadership, management skills and adventure opportunities are the emphasis of this bachelor’s-degree program. [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management Learn to work with diverse groups to design and deliver high-quality recreation experiences that are ecologically and economically sound. Experiential education, leadership, management skills and adventure opportunities are the emphasis of this bachelor’s-degree program. Students choose from several minors, including outdoor leadership, environmental communication and environmental studies. No matter which area of focus you select, you’ll graduate with a highly marketable and capable set of skills: “Leave No Trace” wilderness travel and camping Best practices in recreational program design and delivery Effective management techniques for sustainable nature-based operations Ability to analyze the cultural, historical and environmental impacts of nature-based tourism Communication, leadership and problem-solving Career Options Environmental Educator/Interpreter Nature/Interpretive Center Management Recreation Outfitters Owner/Manager/Guide Health Club or Spa Manager Recreation Program and Operations Supervisor Eco-Tourism Guide/Manager Resort, Cruise Line or College Activities Director Camp Director K-12 Administration* Student Guidance/Counseling* College Student Development/Student Affairs* *Master’s degree and certification required Required Courses Program Requirements English Comp I First Year Seminar Recreation & Leisure in U.S. Adirondack Studies Adventure Education I/II Environmental Education Principles of Management Outdoor Recreation Leadership Outdoor Education Program Design & Planning Sustainable Practices in Entrepreneurship Principles of Marketing Sustainable Nature-Based Tourism Financial Decision Making Risk Management & Liability Experiential Electives Recreation Practicum Outdoor Leadership Practicum Interdisciplinary Field Studies Natural World Electives Biology I Introduction to Environmental Science The Adirondack Environment Geology Natural Habitat Interpretation Dendrology Introduction to Wildlife Management Natural History of North American Vertebrates Ecological... [-]

Bachelor in Secondary Education

Marian University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Indianapolis

Marian University’s Educators College has an outstanding secondary education program. The faculty and staff have all spent many years in the formal classroom before answering the call to become a professor. [+]

Bachelor in Secondary Education Why Marian University’s Secondary Education Program? Tradition of Excellence Nationally recognized and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Nationally recognized International Honor Society Kappa Delta Pi Top faculty with local, state, national, and international experience, expertise, and recognition Exceptional career and graduate school placement Reciprocity of license with other states International education opportunities Graduates earn a Bachelor of Arts with the double major in content area and secondary education [-]

Bachelor of Special Needs Education

Minin University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Russia Nizhny Novgorod

If there is a profession in relation to which the word “vocation” can be used, it would be a special needs educator. Professionals working with children with special needs - today and always are the most demanded and best paid of all teachers. [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. If there is a profession in relation to which the word “vocation” can be used, it would be a special needs educator. Professionals working with children with special needs - today and always are the most demanded and best paid of all teachers. Bachelor profiles: "Speech Therapy" (internal and distant forms); Where can I work after graduation: Speech therapists in preschool educational institutions Speech therapist in private children developmental centers Specialist psychological, medical and pedagogical commission Speech therapists at school speech correction point Head of a private speech therapy center Specialist in private practice Speech therapist at centers of psychological and educational rehabilitation and for children with special needs Specialist in speech correction in children's homes, sanatoriums "Oligophrenopedagogics" (full-time) Where can I work after graduation: Teacher-therapist in preschool educational institutions Pathologist in private children developmental centers Specialist in psychological, medical and pedagogical commission Teacher oligofrenopedagogist in special needs schools Pathologist in socio - rehabilitation centers Teacher special needs classes Pathologist in medical institutions Specialist in private practice (tutor) Tutors to work with children with severe and multiple disabilities «Special psychology" (full-time) Where can I work after graduation: Teacher-psychologist in preschool educational institutions psychologist in private children developmental centers specialist psychological, medical and pedagogical commission Teacher-psychologist in the general or special needs facility specialist in private practice Teacher-psychologist at the centers of psychological and educational rehabilitation for children with special needs Professionals working with children in children's homes, sanatoriums Consultant psychologist Gouverneur (family psychologist) [-]

Bachelor in Special Education

Al Ahliyya Amman University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 Jordan Amman

This Department aims to prepare teachers for special education programmes by training them to work with individuals with special needs (students with disabilities and students of exceptional intelligence or talents) in the public and private sectors. The Department aims to produce graduates with impeccable skills and abilities and who will have mastered cutting-edge knowledge in their field. [+]

This Department was opened in 2007, and it aims to prepare teachers for special education programmes by training them to work with individuals with special needs (students with disabilities and students of exceptional intelligence or talents) in the public and private sectors. The Department aims to produce graduates with impeccable skills and abilities and who will have mastered cutting-edge knowledge in their field. The University has consistently ensured that this Department has distinct faculty members who are capable of delivering quality lectures and conducting research and field work and who waste no effort in their relentless quest for further and more refined knowledge in their field. Mission Preparing a dedicated staff qualified academically and professionally to offer care to people with special needs and contribute to community service. Objectives Providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to deal with people with special needs. Developing modern ethical and humanitarian values in dealing with people with special needs. Equipping students with the professional skills and theoretical orientation necessary for rehabilitating persons with special needs. Developing the skills of faculty members to keep up with developments in special needs research and to grow professionally. Cooperation with community organizations to provide services to people with special needs. [-]

Bachelor of Technical Education

Crandall University
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Moncton

Our Bachelor of Technical Education graduates hold a strong reputation around the world. Often they are specifically requested for internship placement in places such as China and Australia. [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. Technical Education At Crandall The Bachelor of Technical Education Degree (B.T.Ed.) is an innovative program designed to combine your previous technical skills and training with 21st century teacher training. If you have a background in areas like Business Technology, ICT, Culinary Arts, Interior Design, Trades, or Hospitality and want to work in a school setting, then this is the program for you. Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Technical Education degree, you will be eligible to apply for a Level 4 Teaching Certificate from the New Brunswick Department of Education. Special Program Highlights for a Bachelor of Technical Education Our Bachelor of Technical Education graduates hold a strong reputation around the world. Often they are specifically requested for internship placement in places such as China and Australia. Technical Education professors stay abreast of current literature and methodology discussed in professional journals so our students learn the very latest techniques and approaches. Students learn to use the latest classroom technology including such resources as Smart boards, student response systems, digital document cameras and infrared classroom sound amplification. The program includes 18 weeks in the classroom – 2 weeks of observation and 16 consecutive weeks of actual teaching experience. Students complete their first semester course work before they are in a classroom so they can get maximum benefit from their observations. [-]

Bachelor of Education - Special Education

The Mico University College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The Mico degree in Special Education is instruction that is specially designed to meet the unique needs of children with exceptionalities such as hearing and visual impairment, learning disabilities, mental retardation, communication disorders, giftedness and behavioural disorders. [+]

The Mico degree in Special Education is instruction that is specially designed to meet the unique needs of children with exceptionalities such as hearing and visual impairment, learning disabilities, mental retardation, communication disorders, giftedness and behavioural disorders. A degree in Special Education can serve as a prerequisite into other professions such as: Speech and Language Pathology Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Educational Psychology Psychometrics Community Rehabilitation The programme offers a 4-year Degree in any of the following areas of specialization: Moderate and Severe Disabilities Educational Assessment and Instructional Planning Mild and Moderate Disabilities Blindness and Visual Impairment [-]

Degree In Special Education With Emphasis On Mental Retardation

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Heredia San Pedro San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Train professionals in the field of education with the knowledge and skills to serve students with mental retardation or Emotional and behavioral problems, according to their educational needs and strengths; from under Education for All, in which both the learner and its context, be considered as an active unit. At different levels and contexts of education, system according to the national reality. [+]

Bachelors in Special Education. Train professionals in the field of education with the knowledge and skills to serve students with mental retardation or Emotional and behavioral problems, according to their educational needs and strengths; from under Education for All, in which both the learner and its context, be considered as an active unit. At different levels and contexts of education, system according to the national reality. Form a professional line with global changes founded on Human Rights, taking into account fundamental data on training and practice of professionals in Special Education, which now exert obtained by analyzing results of investigations conducted in the national context by the Center national Resource for Educational Inclusion. Headquarters: Heredia [-]